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Hy-Vee earns U.S. EPA’s GreenChill recognition

Hy-Vee earns U.S. EPA’s GreenChill recognition

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa  — Hy-Vee Inc. has earned a GreenChill recognition from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for its work to reduce refrigerant emissions and decrease its environmental impact. Hy-Vee was honored with the GreenChill recognition for Superior Goal Achievement, awarded to GreenChill partners that achieve their annual GreenChill refrigerant emissions reduction goal. EPA’s GreenChill

Meijer recognized for sustainable freight supply chain

Meijer recognized for sustainable freight supply chain

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.— The Environmental Protection Agency has honored Meijer for the environmental performance and energy efficiency of its freight supply chain with two SmartWay Excellence Awards. “We appreciate the EPA’s continued support of our innovation and commitment to reducing our carbon footprint,” said Tom McCall, vice president of logistics for Meijer. “At Meijer, we believe

Albertsons Cos. named EPA Safer Choice Partner of the Year

Albertsons Cos. named EPA Safer Choice Partner of the Year

BOISE, Idaho — Albertsons Cos. received the Safer Choice Partner of the Year Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for it’s efforts to provide products that use safer chemicals. The company was recognized in the “Retailer” category for launching new Safer Choice-certified Own Brands products, raising awareness of the Safer Choice certification, and helping

GIANT joins EPA’S Greenchill program

GIANT joins EPA’S Greenchill program

CARLISLE, Pa. — GIANT Co. has joined the Environmental Protection Agency’s GreenChill program, a voluntary program that works to reduce refrigerant emissions and decrease their environmental impacts. GreenChill provides GIANT and other industry stakeholders — including manufacturers of chemicals and refrigeration systems —  with information and assistance to transition to environmentally friendly refrigerants, reduce the amount

Meijer earns EPA GreenChill Award

Meijer earns EPA GreenChill Award

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Meijer has been recognized by the Environmental Protection Agency’s GreenChill Program for its achievements in reducing refrigerant emissions across all its supercenters over the past year. The retailer earned a Superior Achievement Award for reaching its refrigerant leak rate goal by installing leak detection systems, following robust maintenance policies and by

EPA recognizes food retailers for green efforts

EPA recognizes food retailers for green efforts

WASHINGTON — Hy-Vee, Harris Teeter and Aldi are among the food retailers recognized by the Environmental Protection Agency for “achievements in protecting the environment through noteworthy refrigerant management.” “We applaud the supermarket chains for their environmental leadership in minimizing refrigerant emissions and their adoption of advanced refrigeration technologies,” stated Anne Idsal, acting assistant administrator for