Monthly Archives: December 2015

Legislation introduced in Congress aimed at reducing Food Waste in Grocery Stores, Restaurants, Schools and Farms

on December 16, 2015 Certified Grocers, food waste, Hannaford, waste management and Tags: , , , , with 0 comments

Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-ME) recently introduced a bill in Congress aimed at reducing the amount of food that is wasted each year in the United States. “Forty percent of all food produced in the United States each year is wasted,” Pingree said.  “The Food Recovery Act takes a comprehensive approach to reducing the amount of […]

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GSC Rolls Out Sustainability Workbook Online

on December 15, 2015 Certified Grocers, Energy efficiency, waste management, Water consumption and Tags: , , , with 0 comments

Since the Grocery Stewardship Certification (GSC) program launched three years ago, we’ve worked with nearly 500 grocers.  As the first and only national sustainability certification for grocers, we have worked hard to create a system that helps grocers improve their operational sustainability.  We’re happy to announce that we’ve taken the next step in the evolution […]

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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Seafood Displays

on December 15, 2015 Energy efficiency, the Bad and the Ugly, The Good, Water consumption and Tags: , , , with 0 comments

There is an art to creating the perfect, eye-catching seafood display for your customers.  Your customers are looking for the best quality, price and food safety.  While some may argue that a bed of ice creates a more visually appealing display, the benefits to your bottom line, employee safety and creating a more sustainable retail […]

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