WASTE-WATCHERS

Hannaford Bros. and Shaw's Supermarkets are among the latest supermarket chains experimenting with novel ways to reduce the volume of perishables waste bound for expensive landfills. Shaw's, East Bridgewater, Mass., has started testing extractors that squeeze all the liquid out of produce before the leftover pulp is sent to composting facilities. Hannaford Bros., Scarborough, Maine, began adding meat

Hannaford Bros. and Shaw's Supermarkets are among the latest supermarket chains experimenting with novel ways to reduce the volume of perishables waste bound for expensive landfills.

Shaw's, East Bridgewater, Mass., has started testing extractors that squeeze all the liquid out of produce before the leftover pulp is sent to composting facilities. Hannaford Bros., Scarborough, Maine, began adding meat renderings from one Massachusetts store to their compost-bound produce waste.

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