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Target Signs 180-Store Power Purchase Agreement With Greenskies

tEach rooftop solar array will produce between 20 and 30 percent of the total electricity requirements of each retail outlet and/or distribution center.

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Ikea to Expand Renewable Energy Portfolio With Fuel Cells

Ikea store imageCombined with the solar energy system installed on the store’s rooftop, the fuel cells will help generate a majority of the store’s onsite energy needs.

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Starbucks Achieves Zero Waste at Largest Coffee Roasting Plant

Starbucks emblem imageEmployees worked systematically with vendors to recycle and reuse waste, tracking down – to the pound – how much was being sent to landfills.

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Coalition Calls on Congress for Meaningful Chemical Reform

Seventh Generation logo imageCompanies for Safer Chemicals, a group of 3,000 companies including Seventh Generation, seek to modernize chemical safety laws.

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Call2Recycle to Manage Nation's First Single-Use Battery Recycling Program

Recycling symbol imageVermont is the first state to require single-use manufacturers to develop a program for collecting and recycling spent primary batteries.

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Target, Staples, Kroger Leading Retailers in EPA Green Buildings Challenge

Target store imageMore than 350 organizations participated in Certification Nation as part of the 15th anniversary of Energy Star in 2014.

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Costco to Eliminate Sale of Chicken and Meat Raised with Antibiotics

Costco store imageThe wholesale club chain said it is working with regulatory agencies and its supply chain to eliminate shared-use antibiotics in animals.

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Options and Trends in EV Charging at Retail

Options and Trends in EV Charging at Retail

Approximately 150,000 EVs are sold annually and those numbers will increase as new models are introduced, yet there are only 6,000 public charging stations in the United States. Savvy retailers should take notice.

Source: Powerhouse Dynamics

Renewable Energy for Commercial Properties

Renewable Energy for Commercial Properties

Solar energy is a viable energy source for commercial and industrial buildings and the technology continues to evolve.

Source: Ecova

Key Themes Emerge at FMI Sustainability Summit

Key Themes Emerge at FMI Sustainability Summit

Areas of focus included making the business case for sustainability, leadership development and radical collaboration.

Source: Food Marketing Institute

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