Fiber mushroom trays and cardboard laundry detergent bottles are among the vessels Safeway is using to reduce the environmental footprint of its store brand packaging. While most mushroom trays are sold in foam containers, which are not biodegradable, the supplier of mushrooms sold under the Safeway Farms and O Organics brands developed a new recyclable and compostable fiber mushroom tray. By switching to the new trays, Safeway says it avoided sending more than 370,000 pounds of expanded ...

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