Safeway Converts Fleet of Trucks to Biodiesel

As part of a conversion that's expected to prevent 75 million pounds of carbon emissions, all of Safeway's 1,000 transport trucks will now be powered by biodiesel, Joseph Pettus, senior vice president of fuel and energy operations for Safeway, announced last week.

WASHINGTON — As part of a conversion that's expected to prevent 75 million pounds of carbon emissions, all of Safeway's 1,000 transport trucks will now be powered by biodiesel, Joseph Pettus, senior vice president of fuel and energy operations for Safeway, announced here last week. "We believe that we are the greenest grocer in the U.S. and maybe even the greenest retailer," Pettus told the sold-out crowd at the Grocery Manufacturers Associations' Sustainability Summit here last week. "At Saf

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