BWG buys two biogas rigids with fridges

Dublin, Ireland: Wholesaler and retailer BWG Foods is to run two biogas delivery vehicles with fridges as part of its green agenda.

BWG – which owns and operators the Spar, Eurospar, Londis, Mace and XL brands – believes the two vehicles will cut transport-related carbon emissions by 90%.

According to an article in the Irish Independent, each of the two 26-tonne vehicles cost around €180,000. The launch follows a partnership between BWG and two Irish startups – VisionGreen and Generation Green.

BWG will also contribute food waste from its 240,000 sq ft distribution centre at Kilcarbery to the biogas production site at Nurney, County Kildare.

“We at BWG are very passionate about finding new solutions that can reduce our environmental impact,” said Joanne Mellon, logistics director at BWG Foods. “It is critically important that we invest in new technologies that allow us to pioneer less carbon intensive methods of delivery.”

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