The natural resource committee of the California Assembly is scheduled to vote Monday on a bill that would impose a mandatory fee of 25 cents on the distribution of single-use plastic shopping bags at all groceries and pharmacies statewide.
The number of new products boasting environmentally friendly claims in 2007 was 328 — almost double the number of new items making similar claims the previous year, according to Mintel’s Global New Products Database.
Reducing energy costs, sustainability and green store design are high priorities for supermarket operators,
according to Food Marketing Institute Facts About Store Development 2007 survey, highlights of which were announced
Wal-Mart teamed up with trading partners and Project WET to sponsor a kid-focused water sustainability education program. The Sustainability 360 Festival was scheduled to take place here last Friday. The program's objective is to teach fourth...
Raley’s recently completed a test of a new exhaust filter system that enables older delivery trucks to achieve emissions levels that are less than those of new trucks and well below new emissions standards.
Seven out of every 10 recycled plastic grocery bags in the U.S. end up at a facility operated by Trex, which uses them to manufacture decks, fencing and other outdoor living products, the company announced yesterday.
FRANKLIN, Va. — Minneapolis-based Supervalu is announcing today that all of its 12 retail banners will be participating in the Environmental Protection Agency’s GreenChill Advanced Refrigeration Partnership. The first of the banners to publicly...
Although the hottest trend at the 2008 International Home and Housewares Show is going green, the market remains confused, said Fabian DeGarbo, director of sustainable packaging, Whole Foods Market, Austin, Texas. The biggest need is education...