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Food Retail

Transforming the way Food Retailers and Food Manufacturers manage their waste whilst delivering innovative solutions for consumers in line with tight cost control, environmental and legislative measures

Biffa have been providing tailored solutions to the total waste and resource management across our portfolio of Food Retail customers for over 10 years. Managing waste arisings from Supermarkets, Convenience Stores, Food Manufacturing Sites, Distribution Centres and Recycling Recovery Units where consumer focus and pressure to deliver an essential service is a main consideration. This means working flexibly to deliver a range of services to cover waste disposal, resource and asset management as well as innovative closed loop solutions in line with robust sustainability mapping and targets.

By continually innovating and interpreting new legislation Biffa are able to develop a package of services for our customers that incorporate a standard waste disposal, recycling and collection services with a mix of bespoke services such as consumer packaging collection and recycling, food donation and re-distribution and food waste recycling through the manufacturing of a pet food product for sale within retail environments we manage. From in-store, back-of-store and backhauled collection models we are able develop innovative solutions to maximise efficiency and recycling levels. Our bespoke reporting and proactive Account Management teams make informed decisions to continually deliver improvements and results to meet and exceed all targets.

Key Areas of Support

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    Health & Safety

    Our number one priority it to keep our people safe and well. This also includes the safety of our customers, contractors and to the members of the public.

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    Net Zero

    We're here to change the way people think about waste. Biffa are contributing to a sustainable future built around a circular economy; educating our customers to use materials responsibly.

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    Our dedicated team, unique within the industry, will coordinate the transition of your specified services, and coordinate container deliveries to all of your sites with no impact to your operations.

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    Biffa provide a range of reporting tools available in our dedicated CustomerZone to help you track efficiency for all your sites and locations to identify improvements in your roadmap. 

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    Training & Engagement

    To help manage your waste, Biffa offers a number of e-learning training modules for you to induct and train your employees and help ensure they make the right decisions. 

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    We go above and beyond targets. Our dedicated team of experts will help outline your roadmap to achieving your goals and map out important milestones to keep you moving in the right direction.

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    Multi Site Strategy

    Biffa's extensive network of depot's and facilities including transfer stations takes all the hassle out of managing multiple sites covering 95% of all postcodes in the UK.

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