If you are passionate about the environment and
our stewardship of the earth and its resources,
then I hope that you will be at least in part
reassured by the news that we share that passion,
and when you buy JB Good Food then this is an
environmentally friendly purchase!
Let's look at the
normal route that pet food takes:
1) It is manufactured in a plant that uses a lot
of water, and that waste water has to be disposed
of as it has a high biological impact if allowed
to get untreated into water courses and rivers.
2) Food is transported by road from factory to
3) Food is transported from wholesaler to retail
4) Customers have to drive to pet shop to buy
Compare that to
the route JB Good Food takes
1) JB Good Food is manufactured in
an environmentally friendly factory with
state of the art recycling and waste water
The investment and
construction has been on a truly massive scale,
with water treatment works and 3 biofilters
(each the size of an Olympic swimming pool)
being at the heart of the facility.
All air and water is
cleaned and recycled on site, reducing the
factory's environmental impact on its neighbours
and the local rural surroundings. The factory
site comprises 27 hectares of land bordering the
designated Biological Heritage Site of the River
Douglas in West Lancashire.
The manufacturer has
entered into a Habitat Creation & Management
Plan that provides major benefits in terms of
additional planting, the creation of wetland
areas and species rich grasslands to encourage
nesting and foraging bird species.
plans will continue to maintain biodiversity for
many years to come through extensive planting of
10,000 native trees and shrubs. There is also an
award-winning on-site packaging recycling plant
which separates paper, cardboard and plastics so
dramatically reducing landfill waste.
2) Food is delivered
direct from the factory to you wrapped safely in
a strong PP (polypropyline) outer bag which can
be re-used as a garden waste bag and is also
Makes common (green)
ps. Oh, our web hosts use renewable energy
sources for their data centres, and the office
here is (weather permitting) powered by solar pv!