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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GSC Program Manager Peter Cooke featured in Hannaford Fresh Magazine

on March 15, 2017 Energy efficiency, food waste, Hannaford, recycling, waste management, Water consumption and Tags: , , with 0 comments

GSC Program Manager Peter Cooke explains why sustainability matters at the grocery store-and how you can take part. This article was written by Julia Rappaport and originally published in the March/April Fresh Magazine. See the original article here.

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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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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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Grocery Stewardship Certification program helps students understand the environmental impact of grocery stores

on June 28, 2016 Energy efficiency, food waste, waste management, Water consumption and Tags: , , , , , , , with 0 comments

Students in Manomet Councilor Deb Harrison’s AP Environmental Science class at Noble and Greenough school in Dedham, MA are using the Grocery Stewardship Certification (GSC) as the basis for a lesson on environmental impact and business sustainability.  Students visited several local supermarkets and walked through the public areas of the store to assess how the […]

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GSC Program Manager Peter Cooke shares sustainability tips with National Co+op Grocers members

on June 22, 2016 Energy efficiency, Staff updates, Uncategorized and Tags: , , , with 0 comments

In mid-June, GSC Program Manager Peter Cooke presented the ‘top 10 operational things grocery stores can do to be more efficient’ to members of the National Co+op Grocers as part of their member webinar series on preventative maintenance.  After outlining how the Grocery Stewardship Certification program can be used for any size store or chain […]

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Manomet’s Grocery Stewardship Certification program promotes Catrina Damrell to Field Manager

on May 30, 2016 Certified Grocers, Staff updates, Uncategorized and Tags: , , , , with 0 comments

BRUNSWICK, ME  Manomet’s Grocery Stewardship Certification (GSC) program announced the promotion of Catrina Damrell to Field Manager. Damrell will be responsible for managing all activities that occur at GSC participant grocery stores from managing client relations and project delivery; delivering trainings; performing grocery store sustainability assessments and ensuring quality data reporting and analysis. “The Grocery […]

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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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