Addressing Climate Change

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Addressing Climate Change

Reducing our carbon footprint helps Albertsons Companies do its part to address climate change. We are working to lower our emissions in many ways, such as improving fuel efficiency in our trucks, switching to LEDs that use less electricity, and harnessing renewable energy such as wind and solar.

Read more on our Climate & Energy Webpage.

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Safeway Becomes First Food Retailer in California to Enroll in Manomet’s Grocery Stewardship Certification
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...
Jun 27, 2017 5:00 AM ET
Colgate-Palmolive and the Mars Agency's Partnership Awarded Silver Effie For Sustainability-Focused Shopper Marketing Program
Colgate-Palmolive and the Mars Agency’s “Turn Off the Water” campaign in Safeway’s Northern California stores was honored at the 2017 Effie Awards in the Single-Retailer Program: Supermarkets category.  The campaign implemented a regional integrated shopper marketing program to inspire consumers to conserve water at home. Award winners were recently recognized at the prestigious North American...
May 30, 2017 5:00 AM ET
Join Albertsons Companies in Reducing Food Waste This Earth Day
We do our part to celebrate Earth Day today and every day. We recognize that food waste is a serious problem across the country. Why does it matter? According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), an estimated 30 – 40 percent of the food supply is wasted in the US every year. That’s approximately $161 billion worth of food, enough to provide 110 billion...
Apr 20, 2017 5:00 AM ET
Albertsons Companies Increases the Use of Biodiesel for its Truck Fleets
As one of the country’s largest food and drug retailers, Albertsons Companies is actively pursuing the goal of reducing waste and minimizing our environmental impact. We look for opportunities to lower the carbon footprint in our stores, offices, facilities and distribution centers across all of our banners (including Albertsons, Safeway, Vons and Pavilions). We have identified the...
Jul 27, 2016 7:00 AM ET
Childhood Memories Lead to Career-long Conservation at Safeway
Victor Munoz, ‎corporate director of energy utilization, brings to Safeway a long history of sustainable living. His family owned a restaurant serving local foods in the 1960s, and they spent weekends on California’s Sonoma County beaches where his parents taught him to respect the earth and leave no trace behind. His upbringing led him to a career where he gets to educate colleagues...
Sep 23, 2014 10:00 AM ET

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