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Metric Type
Value Type
Research Policy
Community Assessed
Report Type
Annual Report
Sustainability Report
Code of Conduct
Integrated Report
Company Website
With this metric we want to assess that companies communicate a real policy and strategy focused on waste reduction with specific initiatives carried out in the year of evaluation and concrete and dated commitments.

We will assign a ""YES"" to this question if :

- The company addresses the issue of waste management by detailing its concrete actions and objectives to reduce waste (at least 4 actions).
The following is a summary of best practices in the sector as an example:

- Recycling of all cardboard, plastic, poliexpan and wood waste by authorised waste managers.
- Optimisation of order management to avoid surpluses in shop. -- Development of initiatives against food waste.
- Donation of non-marketable food (the amount and the receiving entity must be communicated).
- Recycling of 100% of cardboard, plastic, poliexpan
and wood through authorised waste managers
- Waste reduction targets with specific % and deadlines.
- Food waste reduction targets with specific % and deadlines.
- Recycling of 100% of the waste managed in the logistics platforms.
logistics platforms.
- AENOR Zero Waste Certification or equivalent.
- Development of textile recycling initiatives.
- Replacement or recycling of expanded polystyrene (EPS) fish boxes.
- Projects related to the reduction, reuse or recycling of WEEE (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment).
- Packaging eco-design
- Quantifiable and time-bound plastic packaging reduction targets.
- Reverse logistics processes, from the shops to the platforms and supplier companies, which
platforms and supplier companies, which allow for the correct
reuse and recycling of waste.
- Reuse of logistics packaging (pallets, boxes, etc.).
- Recycling of LDPE plastic films:
- Specific training in waste management.
- Prohibition of the use of plastic shrink wrapping to protect cardboard display boxes.
- Use of non-recyclable materials in incineration plants to obtain energy.
We will assign a ""YES"" to this question also if :
- The company already recovers and recycles more than 90% of its waste in all its facilities or is certified "zero waste".

We will assign a "NO" if :

- The company does not communicate at least 4 concrete waste reduction actions or targets. Or:
- The company only issues general declarations without specifics, quantifiable basis or timeframe.
Some examples of this type of statements can be :

- "We establish a correct management of the recoverable waste we generate".
- "We promote the Circular Economy".
- "We support sustainability through research.
- "We give priority to eco-design,... recyclability", etc...

This information can be found in any of the following reports published on the companies' websites:

- Annual Report
- Corporate Social Responsibility Report
- Sustainability Report
- Environmental Report
- Carbon Footprint Report
- Statement of Non-Financial Information (NFI)