Sustainability http://supermarketnews.com/taxonomy/term/6697/more en Supermarkets must help shoppers understand climate change http://supermarketnews.com/blog/supermarkets-must-help-shoppers-understand-climate-change <div class="node-body blog-body">Most shoppers do not make the connection between weather conditions and the prices (or availability) of the foods they have on their shopping list. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/viewpoints">Viewpoints</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/supermarkets-must-help-shoppers-understand-climate-change" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/supermarkets-must-help-shoppers-understand-climate-change#comments SN Viewpoints Sustainability Viewpoints Wed, 26 Aug 2015 19:19:00 +0000 525861 at http://supermarketnews.com Supervalu PL to source 100% cage-free eggs http://supermarketnews.com/sustainability/supervalu-pl-source-100-cage-free-eggs <div class="node-body article-body">Supervalu announced plans Wednesday to source only cage-free eggs for its Wild Harvest brand by the end of 2015. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/sustainability/supervalu-pl-source-100-cage-free-eggs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/sustainability/supervalu-pl-source-100-cage-free-eggs#comments Latest News Sustainability Dairy Private Label Supervalu Wed, 05 Aug 2015 19:57:00 +0000 524471 at http://supermarketnews.com Distributor opens first Harvest Natural Market http://supermarketnews.com/deli/distributor-opens-first-harvest-natural-market <div class="node-body article-body">Harvest Natural Market — a retail operation from Atlas Group, a Houston-based natural food distributor — has opened its first store in Katy, Texas, with at least four more scheduled to open.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/deli/distributor-opens-first-harvest-natural-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/deli/distributor-opens-first-harvest-natural-market#comments Produce & Floral Deli Organic & Natural Meals Natural Food Stores Sustainability Meat Seafood Tue, 04 Aug 2015 20:41:00 +0000 524391 at http://supermarketnews.com Chicago aldermen looking to stop stores from getting around plastic bag ban http://supermarketnews.com/chicago-aldermen-looking-stop-stores-getting-around-plastic-bag-ban <div class="node-body link-body">Chicago Tribune — Chicago's ban on plastic bags starts to take effect at many big stores Saturday, but an alderman who helped craft the law already is talking about changing it to thwart a few large retail chains that he says are trying to skirt the new rules.</div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/chicago-aldermen-looking-stop-stores-getting-around-plastic-bag-ban" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Government Sustainability Recommended Reading Fri, 31 Jul 2015 18:16:00 +0000 524261 at http://supermarketnews.com Kroger's Marmer to retire http://supermarketnews.com/executive-changes/krogers-marmer-retire <div class="node-body article-body">Kroger on Thursday announced that influential executive Lynn Marmer, group VP for corporate affairs, plans to retire in early 2016 after 18 years with the company. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/executive-changes/krogers-marmer-retire" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/executive-changes/krogers-marmer-retire#comments Latest News Executive Changes Kroger Sustainability Kroger Co. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 18:45:00 +0000 524141 at http://supermarketnews.com The behind-the-scenes companies hit by Chicago's plastic bag ban http://supermarketnews.com/behind-scenes-companies-hit-chicagos-plastic-bag-ban <div class="node-body link-body">Crain's Chicago Business — It is an adapt-or-die world in the plastic bag manufacturing business, and Chicago's impending ban on the flimsy bags is piling on the pressure.</div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/behind-scenes-companies-hit-chicagos-plastic-bag-ban" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Government Sustainability Recommended Reading Thu, 30 Jul 2015 18:17:00 +0000 524101 at http://supermarketnews.com Ahold to join CIW 'Fair Food' program http://supermarketnews.com/sustainability/ahold-join-ciw-fair-food-program <div class="node-body article-body">Ahold USA said Wednesday it has joined the Coalition of Immokalee Workers’ Fair Food Program, and that it is committed to buying tomatoes only from growers meeting the CIW’s labor standards and paying a "penny-per-pound" premium on tomato orders to fund farm worker wage increases. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/sustainability/ahold-join-ciw-fair-food-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/sustainability/ahold-join-ciw-fair-food-program#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Produce & Floral Ahold USA Sustainability Speciality Ahold USA Publix Super Markets Trader Joe's Market Wal-Mart Stores Wed, 29 Jul 2015 13:57:00 +0000 523971 at http://supermarketnews.com Albertsons adopts Safeway seafood sustainability partner at all banners http://supermarketnews.com/sustainability/albertsons-adopts-safeway-seafood-sustainability-partner-all-banners <div class="node-body article-body">Albertsons has extended Safeway’s partnership with nonprofit sustainable seafood consultant FishWise to all its banners.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/sustainability/albertsons-adopts-safeway-seafood-sustainability-partner-all-banners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/sustainability/albertsons-adopts-safeway-seafood-sustainability-partner-all-banners#comments Latest News Sustainability Seafood Safeway-Albertsons Merger Albertsons Safeway Thu, 23 Jul 2015 19:31:00 +0000 523671 at http://supermarketnews.com Chicago bag ban starts Aug. 1, but plastic won't get sacked http://supermarketnews.com/chicago-bag-ban-starts-aug-1-plastic-wont-get-sacked <div class="node-body link-body">Chicago Sun-Times — Chicago’s plastic bag ban starts Aug. 1 — sort of. Target and Jewel-Osco, among others, plan to introduce a “reusable” plastic bag that retailers say meets the requirements of the city’s new ordinance.</div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/chicago-bag-ban-starts-aug-1-plastic-wont-get-sacked" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sustainability Recommended Reading Mon, 20 Jul 2015 16:19:00 +0000 523401 at http://supermarketnews.com A Brief History of Household Recycling http://supermarketnews.com/brief-history-household-recycling <div class="node-body link-body">The Atlantic City Lab — Recycling programs might seem ordinary today, but it wasn’t long ago that the vast majority of households sent 100 percent of their waste to landfills. These days, the most ambitious cities are adding “zero-waste” goals to a growing list of “green” policies. Will any of them truly arrive at a future without trash? If the past is any guide, the best ideas for how to get there will be the result of years of testing and tinkering. </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/brief-history-household-recycling" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sustainability Recommended Reading Fri, 17 Jul 2015 18:40:00 +0000 523341 at http://supermarketnews.com