Pyaterochka and Assembly opened an ecocenter in St. Petersburg

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AK&M 23 June 2022 18:43

The Pyaterochka retail chain and the Assembly project have opened a second joint ecocenter in St. Petersburg. This is stated in the message of the parties.

In the ecocenter at Ligovsky Prospekt, 50 T, there is a recycling museum, shops, a lecture hall, and a recycling collection area where more than 40 types of materials can be deposited. On an area of more than 200 m2 there are also "Thank you!" containers installed, where clothes are accepted for charity and rags for recycling.

The first joint ecocenter was opened in Yekaterinburg in December 2021. During its operation, 1,250 kg of recyclable materials were collected, more than 20 educational and awareness-raising events were held. This project was implemented as part of a joint action of the Pyaterochka retail chain and Procter & Gamble in 2021.

X5 Retail Group N.V. is Russia's largest food retail company in terms of sales. The company operates stores in several formats: "soft" discounters under the Pyaterochka brand, supermarkets under the Perekrestok brand, hypermarkets under the Karusel brand, as well as "at home" stores under various brands. On May 18, 2006, Pyaterochka and Perekrestok merged to create a leading company in the Russian grocery retail market. On June 26, 2008, X5 completed the acquisition of the Karusel hypermarket chain. In 2010, the company acquired a network of discounters "Kopeyka".

As of December 31, 2021, the company operated 19,121 stores. The network includes 17972 Pyaterochka stores, 990 Perekrestok supermarkets and 72 Chizhik hard discounters. The company manages 47 distribution centers and 4480 own trucks on the territory of the Russian Federation.

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