Sustainability http://supermarketnews.com/taxonomy/term/6697/more en Safeway to sell first Fair Trade seafood http://supermarketnews.com/seafood/safeway-sell-first-fair-trade-seafood <div class="node-body article-body">Safeway plans to offer Fair Trade Certified seafood, starting with wild-caught tuna. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/seafood/safeway-sell-first-fair-trade-seafood" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/seafood/safeway-sell-first-fair-trade-seafood#comments Latest News Safeway Seafood Sustainability Safeway Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:46:00 +0000 510911 at http://supermarketnews.com Study: Sustainability saved Hannaford $15M in 2014 http://supermarketnews.com/sustainability/study-sustainability-saved-hannaford-15m-2014 <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Sustainability practices are saving Hannaford Supermarkets around $15 million annually, while diverting 125 million pounds of waste from landfills and keeping more than 430 million pounds of greenhouse gases from being emitted. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/sustainability/study-sustainability-saved-hannaford-15m-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/sustainability/study-sustainability-saved-hannaford-15m-2014#comments Latest News Sustainability Delhaize America Hannaford Bros. Mon, 23 Feb 2015 19:21:00 +0000 509531 at http://supermarketnews.com Hy-Vee closer to goal on seafood sustainability http://supermarketnews.com/seafood/hy-vee-closer-goal-seafood-sustainability <div class="node-body article-body">Hy-Vee has made significant progress towards its goal of responsibly sourcing all of its fresh and private label frozen seafood, the retailer announced. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/seafood/hy-vee-closer-goal-seafood-sustainability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/seafood/hy-vee-closer-goal-seafood-sustainability#comments Latest News Seafood Sustainability Hy-Vee Food Stores Wed, 04 Feb 2015 16:41:00 +0000 505951 at http://supermarketnews.com Whole Foods sets sustainable standards for farmed mollusks http://supermarketnews.com/seafood/whole-foods-sets-sustainable-standards-farmed-mollusks <div class="node-body article-body">Whole Foods Market announced all farmed mollusks, including oysters, mussels, clams and scallops, will be subject to new sustainability standards that will be verified by a third party. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/seafood/whole-foods-sets-sustainable-standards-farmed-mollusks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/seafood/whole-foods-sets-sustainable-standards-farmed-mollusks#comments Latest News Seafood Sustainability Whole Foods Market Thu, 29 Jan 2015 15:10:00 +0000 505481 at http://supermarketnews.com Albertsons, Costco, Target focus of sustainable seafood campaign http://supermarketnews.com/seafood/albertsons-costco-target-focus-sustainable-seafood-campaign <div class="node-body article-body">Environmental advocacy groups are putting pressure on Albertsons, Costco, Target and other grocers to promote sustainable fishing practices in Alaska’s Bering Sea. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/seafood/albertsons-costco-target-focus-sustainable-seafood-campaign" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/seafood/albertsons-costco-target-focus-sustainable-seafood-campaign#comments Latest News Seafood Sustainability Albertsons Costco Wholesale Corp. 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Tue, 27 Jan 2015 14:00:00 +0000 505031 at http://supermarketnews.com Refrigerant gas phaseouts bring indigestion http://supermarketnews.com/technology/refrigerant-gas-phaseouts-bring-indigestion <div class="field-byline"> Terry McIver </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In July, the EPA issued a new Notice of Public Rule that will seek to delist some refrigerants commonly used in supermarkets, condensing units and commercial refrigeration equipment. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/technology/refrigerant-gas-phaseouts-bring-indigestion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/technology/refrigerant-gas-phaseouts-bring-indigestion#comments Technology Sustainability Refrigeration Registration 2015 Thu, 08 Jan 2015 11:00:00 +0000 501481 at http://supermarketnews.com Stop & Shop stores certified LEED Silver http://supermarketnews.com/store-design-construction/stop-shop-stores-certified-leed-silver <div class="node-body article-body">Stop & Shop and parent Ahold USA on Wednesday said stores in the Massachusetts towns of Wayland, Hyannis and Hyde Park have received Leadership in Energy and Efficient Design (LEED) Silver certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/store-design-construction/stop-shop-stores-certified-leed-silver" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/store-design-construction/stop-shop-stores-certified-leed-silver#comments Latest News Technology Store Design & Construction Sustainability Ahold USA Stop & Shop 2015 Wed, 07 Jan 2015 19:42:00 +0000 501921 at http://supermarketnews.com Whole Foods among companies ditching green credits, cleaning up instead http://supermarketnews.com/whole-foods-among-companies-ditching-green-credits-cleaning-instead <div class="node-body link-body"><p>For years, thousands of companies have purchased renewable energy credits, known as RECs, to say they use green power and to shrink their carbon footprints. Now, Bloomberg Businessweek reports, as skepticism mounts about whether RECs achieve their claimed environmental benefits, the market for these credits is slowing—and a number of companies, from Whole Foods Market to McDonald’s, are quietly scaling back their involvement.</p> </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/whole-foods-among-companies-ditching-green-credits-cleaning-instead" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sustainability Recommended Reading Wed, 17 Dec 2014 20:56:00 +0000 499991 at http://supermarketnews.com New solutions to reducing food waste http://supermarketnews.com/blog/new-solutions-reducing-food-waste <div class="node-body blog-body">Given that there is still a long way to go to divert all of the food that retailers waste, it’s refreshing to see some companies trying out innovative practices beyond donations and composting. </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/new-solutions-reducing-food-waste" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/new-solutions-reducing-food-waste#comments SN Viewpoints Sustainability Fairway Market Wegmans Food Markets Viewpoints Fri, 05 Dec 2014 20:46:00 +0000 498501 at http://supermarketnews.com Walmart will use its size to improve food sustainability: Sinclair http://supermarketnews.com/sustainability/walmart-will-use-its-size-improve-food-sustainability-sinclair <div class="node-body article-body">Walmart’s sheer size gives it an opportunity to address issues in the food system, although it won’t be easy, Jack Sinclair, EVP, grocery division, said at The New York Times Food for Tomorrow conference on Wednesday. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/sustainability/walmart-will-use-its-size-improve-food-sustainability-sinclair" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/sustainability/walmart-will-use-its-size-improve-food-sustainability-sinclair#comments Latest News Walmart Meat Dairy Produce Sustainability Wal-Mart Stores Thu, 13 Nov 2014 16:33:00 +0000 496421 at http://supermarketnews.com