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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Food Retailer Earth Day Roundup

on April 25, 2016 Certified Grocers, Delhaize, Hannaford, Wakefern, Weis Markets and Tags: , , , , , , , with 0 comments

The food retailers that we work with here at the Grocery Stewardship Certification prioritize sustainability 365 days of the year, not just on Earth Day. But Earth Day provides a good time to try something new or take stock of all that has been accomplished over the past year.  Check out our ‘Food Retailer Earth […]

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500th grocery store enrolled in Manomet’s Grocery Stewardship Certification program

on April 19, 2016 Certified Grocers, Delhaize, Giant Eagle, Hannaford, Weis Markets and Tags: , , , , , , , with 0 comments

More than 648,000 tons of greenhouse gases have been reduced and 33,000 tons of waste diverted from landfills by participating GSC retailers annually Manomet’s Grocery Stewardship Certification (GSC) program announced today that it has reached 500 stores enrolled in their grocery sustainability certification program. Food retailers working with the GSC are responsible for saving more […]

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Legislation introduced in Congress aimed at reducing Food Waste in Grocery Stores, Restaurants, Schools and Farms

on December 16, 2015 Certified Grocers, food waste, Hannaford, waste management and Tags: , , , , with 0 comments

Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-ME) recently introduced a bill in Congress aimed at reducing the amount of food that is wasted each year in the United States. “Forty percent of all food produced in the United States each year is wasted,” Pingree said.  “The Food Recovery Act takes a comprehensive approach to reducing the amount of […]

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Delhaize Group recognized as a ‪sustainability‬ leader by the Dow Jones Sustainability Index

on September 15, 2015 Certified Grocers, Delhaize, Dow Jones Sustainability Index, ESG, Hannaford and Tags: , with 0 comments

Congratulations to the Delhaize Group on this recognition.  We are proud to work with the Delhaize Group’s Hannaford stores as a partner in the Grocery Stewardship Certification program. According to Progressive Grocer “Delhaize Group, which is also one of only four retailers in the world and one of only three retailers in Europe to be […]

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Delhaize Issues Sustainability Progress Report

on August 24, 2015 Certified Grocers, Delhaize, Hannaford and Tags: , , with 0 comments

We are excited about all of the good work that Delhaize and Hannaford continue to do on the sustainability front.  Green Retail Decisions covered Delhaize’s recent sustainability report on the company’s progress on a wide range of issues from sustainable seafood to zero waste.  Hannaford’s work with the Grocery Stewardship Certification program was highlighted both in […]

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