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Choosing Sustainable Seafood

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“Safeway recognizes that protecting our oceans and waterways is critical for maintaining the availability of seafood for future generations and the health of our planet,” says Anthony Snow, Director of Seafood for Albertsons Companies, the parent company of Safeway. “By working with our suppliers through our Responsible Seafood Program, we are working to improve transparency within our seafood supply chain, to protect the oceans and to provide fair and equitable treatment for the people who depend on them for their livelihoods.”

New Statewide Education Campaign Aims to Increase Recycling of Plastic Milk Jugs

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The California Milk Advisory Board (CMAB) today launched a public information campaign aimed at increasing awareness of the recyclability of milk jugs made of high density polyethylene (HDPE) or #2 plastic. The "Recycle the Jug" campaign is designed to drive sustainable behavior change across the state by addressing misconceptions to ensure plastic milk jugs make it into the recycling stream.

Additional partners include Albertsons…Andronico's Community Markets… Pavilions… Safeway… and Vons.

Grocery Shopping for a Healthier Planet

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"We want to do our part. We want to be incredible stewards to our customers, our communities and the environment," said Darcie Renn, Director of ESG & Sustainability for Albertsons Companies.

Safeway is among the grocers striving to help shoppers waste less and have less impact on the planet. Last year, the company donated over 75 million pounds of food to people in need, which not only reduces carbon emissions by keeping food out of landfills, but also helps ensure that unspoiled food gets “into the hands of people that can use it,” said Renn.

Washington State Safeway and Albertsons Stores Wish Customers a Happy Earth Day

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At Albertsons Companies we are always working to reduce and divert as much waste as possible. Safeway and Albertsons stores across Washington state annually recycle more than 39,000 tons of material collected through our operations, community events, and recycling partnerships. 

Safeway Partners With Skippy to Donate 3,000 Jars of Peanut Butter on Colorado Gives Day

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For Colorado Gives Day in December, Albertsons Companies’ Safeway Denver Division teamed up Skippy Peanut Butter to donate 3,000 jars of peanut butter to Volunteers of America. This donation will provide nearly 50,000 peanut butter and jelly sandwiches to families in need.

Valley Businesses Honored by SRP for Outstanding Commitment to Energy Efficiency and Sustainability

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Today Salt River Project recognized ‘Champions of Energy Efficiency’ in the business community. Companies that go above and beyond to conserve and be more sustainable. SRP hosted its seventh annual Champions of Energy Efficiency Awards online.

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The award honors companies for an ongoing commitment to energy efficiency. By leveraging the SRP rebate program year after year, these organizations build on their successes and accomplishments and continue to push sustainability into the future.

Albertsons and Safeway Donate Water and $25,000 to Hopi Nation

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The Hopi Nation in Northeastern Arizona has been devastated by COVID-19. Water was desperately needed as many of their wells have dried up and some of their water supply contains arsenic. This means basic tasks like being able to wash their hands and get a clean drink of water become nearly impossible.

Safeway Raises $454,018 As Part Of Feeding America's 2020 Great American Milk Drive

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Safeway and Safeway Foundation partnered with Feeding America®…and raised $454,018 through this year’s Great American Milk Drive. Safeway stores in the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia, and Delaware collected customer donations at check stands to help alleviate childhood hunger.

Albertsons and Safeway in Colorado Helped the Salvation Army Give 3,000 Boxes of Food to Those in Need

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Albertsons Companies’ Denver Division partnered with The Salvation Army in Aurora, Colorado to help get food to those in need during the Coronavirus pandemic. In honor of National Salvation Army Week, The Salvation Army collaborated with the Denver Division’s Albertsons and Safeway stores, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, the Aurora Town Center, and the City of Aurora to host one of the largest food distribution events in Colorado where 3,000 families received boxes of food and Albertsons and Safeway gift cards.

Puyallup Food Bank Moves to New Larger Location Thanks to Safeway

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The Puyallup Food Bank will be able to stay at the new temporary location, a former Safeway... rent-free for 6 months.

“We were at 80% capacity, 80% of the time pre-COVID, but now the need has tripled,” says Chief Executive Officer Jim Beaudoin. “We are so grateful to Safeway for allowing us to move into this vacant space.”

Read the full story on South Sound Talk here.

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