Monthly Archives: September 2016

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Regulated Waste

on September 28, 2016 the Bad and the Ugly, The Good, waste management and Tags: , , , , with 0 comments

Improper handling of waste can have very costly impacts for food retailers.  Best practices to implement include setting up distinct collection sites and a corresponding organization system for stores to temporarily store regulated waste streams before they are sent back to the DC for processing or waste vendors. After assessing nearly 700 grocery stores through the […]

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The high cost of noncompliance for food retailers

on September 28, 2016 Certified Grocers, GreenChill, waste management, WasteWise and Tags: , , with 0 comments

Retail facility managers face many challenges in their work. They must utilize their resources efficiently while spending the least amount of money, all with fewer and fewer resources. As they struggle to balance an increasing amount of priorities, failing to keep up and remain compliant with the expanding number of environmental regulations can be a […]

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Weis Markets, Giant Eagle, Sprouts Farmers Market, more win EPA GreenChill Awards

on September 23, 2016 Energy efficiency, Giant Eagle, GreenChill, refrigeration, Weis Markets and Tags: , , , , with 0 comments

EPA Recognizes Supermarkets Across the Country for Environmental Leadership in Reducing Potent Greenhouse Gases Those recognized included Grocery Stewardship Certification program members including Giant Eagle (Best Corporate Emissions Rate); Sprouts Farmers Markets (Store Certification Excellence Award) and Weis Markets (Most Improved Emissions Rate and more).  09/13/2016 WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) […]

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Sustainable Practices: What’s the Value

on September 23, 2016 Energy efficiency, food waste, Hannaford, Uncategorized, Weis Markets and Tags: , , , , , with 0 comments

In September 2016, Grocery Stewardship Certification Program Manager Peter Cooke presented at the FMI Energy & Store Development conference in New Orleans.  The panel presentation included Wayne Rosa of Delhaize America Shared Services and Patti Olenick of Weis Markets.  To view their complete presentation Sustainable Practices: What’s the Value?, click here. The key take-away for […]

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Ahold Delhaize ranks among leaders in Dow Jones Sustainability World Index

on September 19, 2016 Delhaize, Dow Jones Sustainability Index and Tags: , , , , with 0 comments

Congratulations to Ahold Delhaize on this recognition! We are proud to work with Hannaford Supermarkets and Food Lion stores as partners in the Grocery Stewardship Certification program. Ahold Delhaize was recognized in the 2016 Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) for the first time as a new company, ranking among the industry leaders in […]

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