Company announces that 100% of its Own Brands packaging will be recyclable, reusable, or industrially compostable by 2025
BOISE, Idaho, April 22, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- Albertsons Companies today announced a broad plastic waste reduction pledge to advance sustainability throughout the company, starting with its extensive Own Brands portfolio.
The new commitment furthers the circular economy for packaging at the company’s 2,300 Albertsons, Safeway, Vons, Jewel-Osco, Tom Thumb, Shaw’s, Star Market, ACME Markets, Randalls, Haggen, and other banner stores.
Albertsons Companies Plastics and Packaging Pledge
Chance, fresh off his stint hosting “Saturday Night Live” over the weekend, was at Michele Clark Magnet High School with President of Jewel-Osco Doug Cygan, who presented Chance’s Social Works organization with a $1 million check to benefit CPS.
Cygan said the check was the largest given out in Jewel-Osco history. The company, he said, wanted to donate to a charity it felt supported giving back to the community and supporting Chicago’s youth.
“I hope in this crowd there’s the next president of Jewel-Osco,” Cygan said.
BOISE, Idaho, April 18, 2016 /3BL Media/ — Albertsons Companies announced today that it will provide free hearing tests to customers in 24 stores using a unique testing kiosk developed by Hearing Wellness Network. The diagnostic test expands Albertsons Companies’ health and wellness services to customers by offering a quick and easy method to diagnose possible problems and promote hearing awareness. Kiosks are now available as part of a pilot program at participating Albertsons, ACME, Jewel-Osco, Safeway, Shaw’s, Star Market and Tom Thumb stores.
Human Rights Day is celebrated internationally each year on December 10th to commemorate the day in 1948 when the United Nations adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. This declaration was a milestone in recognizing fundamental human rights to be universally protected, such as the right to free choice of employment or the right to education. People living in extreme poverty or in regions with less market opportunities can often be more vulnerable to human rights abuses.
In honor of Veterans Day, Albertsons Companies would like to express our sincerest gratitude to all who have served our country, both active military as well as veterans. There are nearly 22 million veterans in the U.S.; these brave individuals are our friends, neighbors, relatives, customers, suppliers, and employees. Last year, as an organization we donated more than $1 million to help these service members in our communities.