The retailer reports continued advancement toward its renewable energy, waste diversion and fleet fuel efficiency goals.
The commitment encompasses all of the company's products and focuses on beef, fiber-based packaging, coffee, palm oil and poultry.
Both grocers deploy anaerobic digesters to convert food scraps that cannot be donated into energy and other useful byproducts.
The grocer celebrated Earth Day with a $40,000 contribution to the Sustainable Fisheries Partnership’s shrimp aquaculture initiative.
Research also reveals that 77 percent of shoppers recycle their paper, the third most commonly recycled category after aluminum cans and plastic bottles.
The home improvement retailer also exceeded its goal to use natural gas-powered fleets for at least 20 percent of its stores.
Collected denim will be shredded and recycled into insulation and other sustainable building materials to construct housing for the needy.
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