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February 14, 2013

Brookshire Grocery Co. recently became one of a select number of grocery retailers nation-wide to join the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s GreenChill partnership, which works with supermarkets to reduce refrigerant emissions and decrease their impact on the ozone layer and climate change.

Tyler, Texas -- Brookshire Grocery Co. recently became one of a select number of grocery retailers nation-wide to join the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s GreenChill partnership, which works with supermarkets to reduce refrigerant emissions and decrease their impact on the ozone layer and climate change.

November 16, 2012

Baltimore -- Danfloss,  a manufacturer of high-efficiency electronic and mechanical components and controls for air-conditioning, heating, refrigeration and motion systems, and provider of energy management and control solutions for the food retail industry, was chosen by Supervalue to provide a range of energy-saving products and support for a remodel project that has resulted in the development of the company’s first grocery store operating 100%  on natural refrigerants.

April 20, 2012

In celebration of Earth Day, Stater Bros. said that six of the company's newest supermarkets in California have earned the prestigious EPA GreenChill Gold Award for meeting tough environmental standards and using ozone-friendly refrigerants.

San Bernardino, Calif. -- In celebration of Earth Day, Stater Bros. said that six of the company's newest supermarkets in California have earned the prestigious EPA GreenChill Gold Award for meeting tough environmental standards and using ozone-friendly refrigerants. The certifications are good for one year. Four of the locations also received GreenChill Gold Awards in 2011 (Grand Terrace, Moreno Valley, Cathedral City and Carlsbad).

Stater Bros. is the only Southern California grocer to have six stores that are certified at the Gold Level.

January 3, 2012

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has added three hydrocarbons as acceptable alternatives in small commercial refrigerators and freezers through EPA’s Significant New Alternatives Policy (SNAP) program.

Washington, D.C. -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has added three hydrocarbons as acceptable alternatives in small commercial refrigerators and freezers through EPA’s Significant New Alternatives Policy (SNAP) program.

August 22, 2011

Sprouts Farmers Market in Westlake Village, Thousand Oaks, Calif., has joined an elite club: It is only the third store in the nation to achieve the Environmental Protection Agency’s GreenChill Partnership higher honor, Platinum Level Certification.

August 16, 2011

Grocery chain Food Lion said Tuesday that two of its stores have earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's 2011 Gold-Level GreenChill Store Certification Award, one of the agency's highest honors for refrigeration.

Salisbury, N.C. -- Grocery chain Food Lion said Tuesday that two of its stores have earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's 2011 Gold-Level GreenChill Store Certification Award, one of the agency's highest honors for refrigeration.

The stores are located in Conyers, Ga., and in Columbia, S.C.

Food Lion became a founding partner with the EPA's GreenChill program in 2007. Since that time, the grocer joined other food retailers to reduce refrigerant emissions and decrease impact on the ozone layer and climate change. Food Lion has won GreenChill's Distinguished Partner Award and its Superior Environmental Achievement Award in the past.

"Our company is committed to going beyond simply reducing refrigerants," said Susan Sollenberger, director of energy, maintenance and equipment purchasing at Delhaize America South. "In addition to reducing emissions through the EPA's GreenChill partnership, we continue to look for new environmentally-friendly technologies and increase the amount of stores that are also Energy Star certified."

Food Lion has more than half of the nation's Energy Star stores, with 1,015 certified stores. In addition, the company has partnered with utilities to evaluate a variety of energy saving opportunities, such as solar power. 

May 2, 2011

Three new Stater Bros. a that three supermarkets have earned the prestigious EPA GreenChill Gold Certification for meeting tough standards and using refrigerants that do not harm the earth's ozone layer.

Bernardino, Calif.  -- Three new Stater Bros. a that three supermarkets have earned the prestigious EPA GreenChill Gold Certification for meeting tough standards and using refrigerants that do not harm the earth's ozone layer.

Stater Bros. is the only Southern California grocer to have three stores that are certified at the Gold Level, which is the second highest award from GreenChill.

EPA's GreenChill Partnership works with supermarkets to reduce refrigerant emissions and decrease their impact on the ozone layer and climate change.

September 30, 2010

Fresh and Easy Neighborhood Market is pushing the green envelope on two fronts: water...

September 8, 2010

Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market on Wednesday opened the first grocery store in Southern California...

August 3, 2010

Weis Markets announced it is in the process of building three stores in Pennsylvania that...

July 20, 2010

A new Sprouts Farmers Market that opened late June in Culver City, Calif., is projected...

July 13, 2010

The Price Chopper Supermarket located in Warwick, N.Y., has been awarded the Environmental Protection Agency’s...

June 9, 2010

Hy-Vee is the latest U.S. supermarket chain to join the Environmental Protection Agency's GreenChill Program...

May 31, 2010

Giant Food Stores’ supermarket in Harrisburg, Pa., was designed green from the ground up....

May 4, 2010

Sprouts Farmers Market, Phoenix, has received two more silver store certification awards from the U.S....

December 31, 2009

A new year usually brings big changes, and that will be especially true with...

October 26, 2009

Hy-Vee on Tuesday opened its first Wisconsin location, in Madison. The 92,000-sq.-ft. supermarket, housed in...

January 8, 2009

Raley’s Family of Fine Stores has joined the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s GreenChill Advanced Refrigeration...

December 3, 2008

A new, environmentally friendly Aldi supermarket in East Syracuse, N.Y., utilizes a green-refrigeration solution from...

October 28, 2008

King Kullen Grocery Co. and its subsidiary, Wild by Nature, have joined with the U.S....

September 30, 2008

In the first application of its type in North America, Price Chopper Supermarkets has...

September 28, 2008

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has designated Giant Eagle Inc. and Harris Teeter Inc....

June 4, 2008

Publix Super Markets Inc. has opened its second Publix GreenWise Market. The 37,819-sq.-ft. store, in...

May 31, 2008

Farm Fresh is improving its energy efficiency and reducing its impact on the environment...

January 31, 2008

Price Chopper is always on the lookout for new ways to expand its sustainability...