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Meijer Recognized by EPA for Lowest Corporate-Wide Refrigerant Emissions Rate Nationwide
For the second consecutive year, Meijer was recognized by the Environmental Protection Agency's GreenChill Program for having the lowest corporate-wide refrigerant emissions rate out of all the GreenChill Partners over the past year.
As an active participant in the EPA's program since 2012, the Midwest retailer has made reducing its refrigerant leak rate a priority and is now 19 percent below the industry average.
"We understand that to be a good company, we must be a good neighbor, and ultimately that means integrating environmental sustainability into our..."
Meijer Makes Dinner Decisions Easy with Launch of Crafted Market Heat-and-Eat Meals
Meijer announced today the launch of its latest offering that caters to customers in need of convenience – its new line of restaurant-style, single-serve Crafted Market by Meijer heat-and-eat meals. Crafted Market meals are now available in the deli section of all Meijer stores.
"We have a long history of centering convenience and quality in our deli experience for our customers, so expanding our ready-to-heat options just makes sense," said Marlys Roberts, Meijer Merchandising Director of Deli and Bakery...
Meijer Redirects More Than 1M Pounds of Food Waste Through Flashfood Program
Meijer announced today its customers have diverted more than 1 million pounds of potential food waste through its Flashfood sustainability initiative.
Since the program's expansion across the Meijer footprint in 2021, customers have purchased more than 1 million pounds of food nearing its sell-by date at a discount, preventing it from potentially entering landfills. The initiative represents the retailer's commitment to offering both sustainability and value to its customers.
"We're pleased to see that customers are taking advantage of the Flashfood program," said Todd Weer...
CEOs Get Personal on Industry Challenges of Past 2 Years
Over the past two years, there have been a lot of essential discussions about the shopper journey and the important ways that grocery workers’ lives were impacted by pandemic-fueled changes and challenges at work. Industry leaders have also been in the fray to steer their companies ahead in a challenging era with hits from all sides.
“It was like getting a curveball every single day.” That was one remark from an executive who took part in the 56th Annual Food Marketing Conference in Grand Rapids, Mich., presented...
Meijer Commits to 50 Percent Carbon Emission Reduction Goal by 2025
Midwestern retailer Meijer announced today an ambitious goal to reduce absolute carbon emissions by 50 percent by 2025. Rooted in the company's mission to be a good neighbor, Meijer integrates environmental sustainability into daily operations and is committed to continual improvement through smart decisions and innovations that benefit customers and the broader community.
"At Meijer, we believe in taking responsibility for the well-being of the world around us," Meijer President & CEO Rick Keyes said. "We are reducing carbon emissions not only because it makes good business..."
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