Weis Markets, Giant Eagle, Sprouts Farmers Market, more win EPA GreenChill Awards

on September 23, 2016 Energy efficiency, Giant Eagle, GreenChill, refrigeration, Weis Markets and Tags: , , , , with 0 comments

EPA Recognizes Supermarkets Across the Country for Environmental Leadership in Reducing Potent Greenhouse Gases Those recognized included Grocery Stewardship Certification program members including Giant Eagle (Best Corporate Emissions Rate); Sprouts Farmers Markets (Store Certification Excellence Award) and Weis Markets (Most Improved Emissions Rate and more).  09/13/2016 WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) […]

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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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Weis Markets Surpasses 2020 Goal of Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions

on May 31, 2016 Certified Grocers, Energy efficiency, lighting efficiency, recycling, Weis Markets and Tags: , , , with 0 comments

Company reduces emissions by 22 percent five years earlier than anticipated Weis Markets, the second retail chain to enroll all of its stores in the Grocery Stewardship Certification program, announced it has surpassed its goal of reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 20 percent by the year 2020. The company achieved this milestone five years […]

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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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Weis Markets becomes second food retailer to receive Grocery Stewardship Certification across all stores

on November 18, 2015 Certified Grocers, Uncategorized and Tags: , , with 0 comments

  Mid Atlantic food retailer is recognized for its sustainability program SUNBURY, PA (December 1, 2015) Weis Markets today announced it has been recognized for incorporating sustainability practices into its day-to-day operations which have helped it conserve resources and reduce the overall environmental impact of its 163 stores, distribution center and manufacturing facilities. It is […]

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