Join the New England Grocery Earth Day Energy Challenge!

on February 21, 2020 Energy efficiency, lighting efficiency, refrigeration, Uncategorized with 0 comments

Manomet’s Grocery Stewardship Certification and New England’s grocery retailer associations are collaborating to host the New England GSC Earth Week Challenge, which will take place during the 50th Earth Day week, April 20-26. The challenge is designed to engage stores in celebrating Earth Day and reducing energy footprints through easy, quick operational actions.

This one week NO COST challenge will run from April 20th – 26th, 2020.

What benefits will New England grocery stores receive from participating in the GSC Earth Week Challenge?

  • Reduce costs and dramatically shrink your environmental footprint by involving your employees in sustainable operating.
  • Show your employees you care about the environment by engaging them in an effort to be more energy-efficient.
  • Celebrate Earth Day’s 50th Anniversary with clear, impactful actions!
  • Public recognition of participation through local and national media outlets (optional).

The Steps

  1. To sign up your independent store or your grocery chain, contact Manomet’s Grocery Program Manager Catrina Damrell at or 207-751-5082.
  2. Your store will receive an online participation checklist for your employees that highlights 5 no-cost daily operational practices that will help your store be more energy Complete as many tasks on the checklist each day to increase your engagement to help your store be a high performer!
  3. In April, Manomet will recognize the participating stores and highlight the resulting energy efficiency savings with calculated metrics and participation rates.