Content about Zero waste

July 3, 2012

Andrea Thomas, senior VP sustainability, Walmart, talked with Chain Store Age contributing editor Connie Gentry about what sustainability means at Walmart and how the company leverages its scale to make the biggest possible impact for global good.

June 21, 2012

As it celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, Wal-Mart Stores is being recognized for many achievements, not the least of which is its leadership in sustainability. On the green front, the chain has become a leader in best practices, with innovations that deliver positive results for consumers, communities and the company’s bottom line.

April 20, 2012

Five Shaw’s Supermarkets in Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont, have reached a major environmental milestone in the company’s “zero waste” program by diverting over 90% of all store waste from local landfills.

December 2, 2011

Supervalu has joined the U.S. Department of Energy’s Better Buildings Challenge, which aims to engage building operators nationwide in improving energy efficiency by 20% by 2020.

June 29, 2011

Supervalu announced that its ongoing commitment to reducing waste culminated with a milestone in fiscal year 2011, marking the first time recycling revenues exceeded landfill waste expenses.

March 24, 2011

A comprehensive waste reduction program has resulted in Walmart eliminating more than 80% of the waste that would go to landfills from its operations in California.

November 30, 2010

SuperValu, which owns Albertson’s, said Tuesday that two Albertson’s locations in Santa Barbara, Calif., have achieved zero waste classification in their daily operations.

October 20, 2010

The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) said Thursday that 56 retailers were listed on the...

December 1, 2008

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. announced Tuesday it has established a partnership with its leading sustainability suppliers...

January 31, 2008

It’s going to be a challenging year. To no one’s surprise, that seemed to...

December 31, 2007

That the world’s biggest, most successful retailer is now striving to be one of...

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