7 Easy Ways to Practice Operational Sustainability

on December 19, 2016 Uncategorized with 0 comments

The grocery sector has potentially the greatest opportunity to make the planet more sustainable.  In November 2016, Peter Cooke, Program Manager, Grocery Stewardship Certification and Katie Flynn, Energy Manager, Giant Eagle presented on the EPA’s GreenChill webinar series.

Systemizing the approach to sustainability can save tens of thousands of dollars for any grocery store. They discussed the benefits of operational sustainability to grocery stores, how the Grocery Stewardship Certification program works for food retailers and provided 7 easy ways to save money and resources through operational sustainability.  Flynn also shared the retailer perspective on what the Grocery Stewardship Certification program has to offer. The webinar also includes many no-cost tips – from walk-ins to air curtains to appliances – that food retailers can implement right now to save money.  Listen now to learn more!

gianteagle-svgGreenChill is an EPA partnership with food retailers to reduce refrigerant emissions and decrease their impact on the ozone layer and climate change. Learn more about GreenChill’s mission and goals.