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C&S unveils green initiatives

US retailer and wholesaler C&S Wholesale Grocers has started several initiatives to reduce its environmental footprint.

US retailer and wholesaler C&S Wholesale Grocers has started several initiatives to reduce its environmental footprint.

The company has already diverted 80,000 tons of material from landfills, recycling almost 460,000 pounds of paper during 2006 from the New England stores alone. The retailer has also switched from using 10% post-consumer content office paper to 30% post-consumer content paper.

"Our efforts to recycle and to invest in energy-efficient upgrades addresses the causes of global warming as well as impacts the environmental bottom line," said C&S chairman and CEO Rick Cohen.

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