Monthly Archives: February 2017

Hannaford announces store-level sustainability awards

on February 16, 2017 Uncategorized with 0 comments

At a ceremony in early February 2017, Hannaford Supermarkets gave out their annual retail sustainability awards. These awards highlight high achieving stores in the area of recycling, food donations and general waste reduction.  Hannaford used the sustainability data collected through their annual Grocery Stewardship Certification benchmarking process to help choose the winners. “Truly, none of […]

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GSC partners with the MA Food Association and the FRESH Coalition to Develop Sustainability BMPs

on February 16, 2017 Uncategorized with 0 comments

The Grocery Stewardship Certification is partnering with the Massachusetts Food Association and the FRESH Coalition to develop sustainability “best management practices” (BMPs) for improving the environmental performance of food retailers. Food retail establishments are at an informative stage where they are practicing “random acts of greenness” but need help conducting the right practices in the […]

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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Refrigerator Cases

on February 13, 2017 food waste, GreenChill, refrigeration, Uncategorized and Tags: , , , with 0 comments

Freezes and coolers with doors keeps products fresher longer and slashes energy bills. These doors are often removable, allowing stores to customize the display during times of high traffic, like holidays. Leaving these freezers and coolers uncovered can lead to some expensive results. Products in open, uncovered coffin/bunker style freezers and coolers are more likely to […]

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