Two New York State Wegmans stores earn Grocery Stewardship Certification

on September 27, 2017 Certified Grocers, Energy efficiency, Uncategorized, Wegmans and Tags: , , , , , , with 0 comments

Wegmans Food Markets, Inc., a regional supermarket chain, achieved Manomet’s Grocery Stewardship Certification (GSC) at two of its stores in Pittsford and Canandaigua, N.Y. The certification recognizes the company’s commitment to operational best practices that reduce a store’s environmental impact and save resources.  The Canandaigua store has the distinction of being the highest point recipient […]

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Safeway Becomes First Food Retailer in California to Enroll in Manomet’s Grocery Stewardship Certification

on July 3, 2017 Albertsons, Certified Grocers, Safeway and Tags: , , , , , , with 0 comments

Tuesday, June 27, 2017 – Safeway announced today that 11 grocery stores in Northern California have joined Manomet’s Grocery Stewardship Certification (GSC) program. These are the first stores in California to pilot this sustainability program. Enrollment in the GSC recognizes the company’s commitment to incorporating operational sustainability best practices in stores, reducing its environmental impact and saving resources. “Safeway […]

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Giant Eagle committed to excellence in operational sustainability

on April 21, 2017 Certified Grocers, Giant Eagle and Tags: , , , , , , , with 0 comments

Giant Eagle certifies stores in Manomet’s Grocery Stewardship Certification Manomet is proud to announce that Giant Eagle has achieved chain-wide recognition for their implementation of the Grocery Stewardship Certification (GSC) program.  The GSC recognizes the company’s commitment to incorporating operational sustainability best practices in stores, reducing its environmental impact and saving resources. The certification is […]

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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Cleaning Products

on October 27, 2016 Certified Grocers, cleaning products, waste management and Tags: , , , , with 0 comments

When grocery stores use third-party certified green cleaning chemicals, they are actively announcing their commitment to the health and well-being of their employees and customers. Ensuring a safe and healthy work environment not only is a morally sound practice, it also can help minimize sick days as traditional chemicals are linked to numerous health risks. […]

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GSC and Giant Eagle to headline EPA GreenChill webinar

on October 26, 2016 Certified Grocers, Giant Eagle, GreenChill and Tags: , , , with 0 comments

Peter Cooke, Program Manager, Grocery Stewardship Certification and Katie Flynn, Energy Manager, Giant Eagle will be presenting on the EPA’s GreenChill webinar series on Tuesday, November 15. They will discuss the benefits of operational sustainability to grocery stores, how the Grocery Stewardship Certification program works for food retailers and provide 7 easy ways to save […]

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Hannaford Supermarkets take sustainability to the next level

on October 26, 2016 Certified Grocers, Energy efficiency, Hannaford and Tags: , , , , , with 0 comments

Manomet’s Grocery Stewardship Certification program quantifies Hannaford’s annual operational sustainability savings at more than $23 million annually  Scarborough, ME — Manomet’s Grocery Stewardship Certification (GSC) program is pleased to announce that Hannaford Supermarkets is the first food retail chain nationally to use the GSC to benchmark its annual sustainability progress. In 2015, Hannaford sustainability initiatives […]

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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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The leading grocery sustainability program in North America

on August 9, 2016 Certified Grocers, Energy efficiency, food waste, recycling and Tags: , , , , , , with 0 comments

Manomet’s Grocery Stewardship Certification (GSC) program helps grocery retailers save money and resources by increasing operational efficiency. The program gives retailers the tools to reduce overhead costs, boost employee engagement, and benchmark store performance without making major capital investments. Launched in 2012, more than 640 grocery stores are already enrolled in the GSC – with […]

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ShopRite of Somers Point achieves Grocery Stewardship Certification

on July 21, 2016 Certified Grocers, Energy efficiency, recycling, Wakefern and Tags: , , , with 0 comments

Supermarket recognized for strong recycling and employee engagement programs ShopRite of Somers Point has achieved Grocery Stewardship Certification (GSC) for their store, in recognition of their commitment to incorporating sustainable best practices.  The store is reducing its environmental impact and saving money for their customers with new sustainable practices like increased recycling; energy efficient LED […]

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Weis Markets Surpasses 2020 Goal of Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions

on May 31, 2016 Certified Grocers, Energy efficiency, lighting efficiency, recycling, Weis Markets and Tags: , , , with 0 comments

Company reduces emissions by 22 percent five years earlier than anticipated Weis Markets, the second retail chain to enroll all of its stores in the Grocery Stewardship Certification program, announced it has surpassed its goal of reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 20 percent by the year 2020. The company achieved this milestone five years […]

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