Green Trucking

This summer at least three major food retailers made news for actions designed to lessen the environmental impact of their trucking operations: Safeway, Pleasanton, Calif., announced last month that all of the 79 big-rig tractor-trailers used to deliver food to stores in its Arizona division will operate with cleaner-burning B20 biodiesel fuel, a blend of 20% pure biodiesel and 80% petroleum diesel.

This summer at least three major food retailers made news for actions designed to lessen the environmental impact of their trucking operations:

  • Safeway, Pleasanton, Calif., announced last month that all of the 79 big-rig tractor-trailers used to deliver food to stores in its Arizona division will operate with cleaner-burning B20 biodiesel fuel, a blend of 20% pure biodiesel and 80% petroleum diesel

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