Goals include reducing use of virgin materials, scaling new solutions, diverting bags from landfills; efforts complement plastic reduction work already underway at Albertsons Cos.
BOISE, Idaho – January 25, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Albertsons Companies today announced that it has joined the Beyond the Bag Initiative, its latest step to contributing to efforts to reduce plastic waste.
The Beyond the Bag Initiative, launched by the Consortium to Reinvent the Retail Bag, is a multi-year collaboration across retail sectors that aims to identify, test, and implement innovative new design solutions that serve the function of today’s single-use plastic retail bag, delivering ease and convenience for consumers while striving to lessen the impact on the environment.
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.
Includes major grants of up to $500,000 to organizations with innovative projects to eradicate hunger; nearly 150 organizations receive grants of up to $100,000
Albertsons Companies Foundation is awarding almost $14 million in grants from its Nourishing Neighbors community relief fund to local hunger-fighting organizations in areas their stores serve from coast to coast.
The grants include almost $4 million for 13 large grants to organizations across the United States as part of Nourishing Neighbors’ new innovation grant program, which awards grants up to $500,000 to organizations with innovative projects or new ideas for eradicating hunger.
Did you know November 15 was America Recycles Day? We recycle throughout our operations, including in our offices, manufacturing plants, distribution centers, and stores! In 2019 alone, Albertsons Companies recycled more than 780 million pounds of cardboard and 25 million pounds of plastic film and bags. Join us in celebrating by recycling at home and buying products made with recycled content.
Project expands longstanding recycling partnership which has transformed more than 200 million pounds of plastic film into durable, sustainable building material
WINCHESTER, Va. and BOISE, Idaho, Nov 12, 2020 / 3BL Media / - Trex Company (NYSE: TREX) and Albertsons Companies(NYSE: ACI) are elevating their shared commitment to sustainability with a special recycling effort to divert plastic waste from landfills.
Customers donated $9.3 million at checkstands in September to enable 37.5 million healthy breakfasts; company and customer donations have now topped $110 million in 2020
Thanks to the generosity of customers, the Albertsons Companies Nourishing Neighbors community relief fund raised a record $9.3 million in its September campaign to provide healthy breakfasts for children in need across its market areas. The funds – raised at the register and directed to local organizations in each store’s community – will enable 37.5 million breakfasts throughout the country.
Nourishing Neighbors is a charitable program of the Albertsons Companies Foundation, which is working to eradicate hunger in America.
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.
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 Companies, FishWise, and U.S. based fishers work together to improve seafood traceability and highlight the benefits of domestic seafood during a global pandemic.
BOISE, Idaho and SANTA CRUZ, Calif., September 30, 2020 /3BL Media/— Albertsons Companies and FishWise honor October’s National Seafood Month by shining a spotlight on a collaborative project focused on improving seafood traceability. Now, more than ever, traceability is key as we strive to adapt and rebuild global seafood supply chains that have been forever changed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Increasing transparency enables risks to be identified, and helps companies support practices that improve both environmental and social responsibility.
Fair Trade USA… announces its #JustOneCup campaign to aid coffee farmers amid an unprecedented coffee crisis as the pandemic continues.
Fair trade is needed as a social safety net now more than ever. It is the only mainstream model that guarantees a minimum price for producers and delivers additional funds per pound of coffee for producers to use at their discretion.