As a result of this Green Apple Award success, CJ Lang has been invited to have their winning paper published in The Green Book, the leading international work of reference on environmental best practice, so others around the world can follow their example.
“We’re absolutely delighted to have received this Green Apple Award. Our internal teams have been working tirelessly on environmental and CSR initiatives for many years. This award goes some way to recognising all their hard work”, said Colin Chapman, Distribution Director.
The awards are organised by The Green Organisation – an international, independent, non-political, non-profit environment group dedicated to recognising, rewarding, and promoting environmental best practice around the world.
The Green Apple Awards are supported by the Environment Agency, the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health, the Chartered Institution for Wastes Management, and other independent bodies.
CJ Lang established a Green Team in 2019. Working in partnership with Gatechurch and the Community Fridge that opened in August 2019, they have achieved:
About SPAR UK
The UK became a member of SPAR in 1956 when SPAR International granted the SPAR licence to a group of independent wholesalers. There are five regional partners in the UK. A central office in London provides national marketing and buying services for the group.
SPAR has led the highly competitive convenience market in the UK for many years. Always innovative, the five regional partners have continued to grow the brand. SPAR UK comprises independently-owned licensed retailers and company-owned stores. These include forecourts, airports, train stations, city centres, and local neighbourhood stores.