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 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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Sustainable Practices: What’s the Value

on September 23, 2016 Energy efficiency, food waste, Hannaford, Uncategorized, Weis Markets and Tags: , , , , , with 0 comments

In September 2016, Grocery Stewardship Certification Program Manager Peter Cooke presented at the FMI Energy & Store Development conference in New Orleans.  The panel presentation included Wayne Rosa of Delhaize America Shared Services and Patti Olenick of Weis Markets.  To view their complete presentation Sustainable Practices: What’s the Value?, click here. The key take-away for […]

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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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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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