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Sainsbury’s to go greener with carbon dioxide


Sainsbury’s is the first supermarket in UK which will ban the use of super global warming chemicals for their refrigeration and make the use of carbon dioxide for it. According to Chief Executive of Sainsbury’s, Justin king, the decision was made this week after Sainsbury’s efforts for being the group of green campaigners lobby to ban the F-gas chemicals, hydro fluorocarbons till 2015.  Currently in many researches, it has been found that F-gases which are used in refrigeration are thousands time more dangerous than the use of carbon dioxide and every year one billion trips to shops are being leaked from supermarkets in United Kingdom.

Since from 1990s, refrigerants are constantly looking for technology which should replace gases which were much harmful to the ozone layer and highly replaced by F-gases. However, the same have attached with velocities and turned the environments more badly. Use of hydro fluorocarbons has been criticized by environmentalists and Sainsbury’s is going to use carbon dioxide instead of those chemicals.

Sainsbury’s is going to report its first half profit before taxes as much of £300m on Wednesday with its 16 percent more growth than last year figures of £259m and it is evident that great supermarket will invest more millions of pounds in its new refrigeration. But currently movements of Sainsbury’s are expecting that one third of emissions will be cut down by go green efforts made by Sainsbury’s. Currently in an interview, Mr. King told that British workforce is ill-equipped to work for cutting down the high toxic emissions and plans of government and supermarkets have to bring engineers from broad to overcome with refrigeration and use of carbon dioxide.

Sainsbury's to go greener

The chief scientist of Greenpeace UK, Mr. Doug Parr has told government to ought learning of f-gases removal.  The carbon copied supermarkets have claimed in last years that they have performed their key role to make them the greenest stores on the earth. Asda claiming that it has cut down the pollution by 35pc while Sainsbury’s telling about 40 pc cut down role performed by them. Tesco is working to make its own wind farm and become zero-carbon Corporation by 2050.

Similar efforts have been taken by Morrison’s, M&S, Asda and other famous supermarkets in United Kingdom. Current energy needs will attention all the supermarkets to bring their actions registered under the green associations’ acts. Mr. King said that government of UK should seize the opportunities there by helping people to train and work in green eco-friendly environment.

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