The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Iceless Seafood Cases

on August 2, 2017 Energy efficiency, refrigeration, Water consumption and Tags: , , , with 0 comments

Making a capital investment into replacing iced seafood display cases with iceless versions saves water, money, time and potential liability issues. Iceless seafood display cases can save over 100,000 gallons of water and approximately $800 in energy and water costs per case each year.  Refrigerated cold plate displays also eliminate the significant amount of energy […]

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ShopRite “goes green”-er

on April 25, 2017 Wakefern, waste management and Tags: , , , with 0 comments

ShopRite of Greater Morristown and ShopRite of Livingston are taking their sustainability commitment to the next level this month in honor of Earth Day.   Earlier this month, both stores unveiled new waste and recycling systems that leverage technology to act like smart trash cans. The solar powered trash and recycling system, also known as a […]

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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Regulated Waste

on September 28, 2016 the Bad and the Ugly, The Good, waste management and Tags: , , , , with 0 comments

Improper handling of waste can have very costly impacts for food retailers.  Best practices to implement include setting up distinct collection sites and a corresponding organization system for stores to temporarily store regulated waste streams before they are sent back to the DC for processing or waste vendors. After assessing nearly 700 grocery stores through the […]

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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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