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Safeway-Albertsons Distribution Center Showcases Sustainability

By Christopher Keizur
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Gresham's Safeway-Albertsons Regional Distribution Center showed how being green can be implemented on a massive scaleduring a monthly gathering of like-minded business owners and community members last week.[...]

Daryl Woods, director of distribution for Safeway-Albertsons Regional Distribution Center said the key is using smart practices to lower the facility's footprint, while also discovering cost savings in all aspects of the business. 

Albertsons Companies Unveils New Pledge to Reduce Plastic Use in Packaging

Company announces that 100% of its Own Brands packaging will be recyclable, reusable, or industrially compostable by 2025
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BOISE, Idaho, April 22, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- Albertsons Companies today announced a broad plastic waste reduction pledge to advance sustainability throughout the company, starting with its extensive Own Brands portfolio.

The new commitment furthers the circular economy for packaging at the company’s 2,300 Albertsons, Safeway, Vons, Jewel-Osco, Tom Thumb, Shaw’s, Star Market, ACME Markets, Randalls, Haggen, and other banner stores.

Albertsons Companies Plastics and Packaging Pledge

Smithfield Foods Donates More Than 37,000 Pounds of Protein to Wyoming Food Bank of the Rockies

Albertsons & Safeway Join the Fourth Stop of Smithfield’s 2019 Helping Hungry Homes® Tour
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Smithfield Foods, Inc. and Albertsons & Safeway joined forces to donate more than more than 37,000 pounds of protein to Wyoming Food Bank of The Rockies. Smithfield’s contribution was part of the company’s 2019 Helping Hungry Homes® donation tour. 

During the event, Albertsons & Safeway also presented the Wyoming Food Bank of The Rockies with a gift of $2,500 in support of the food bank’s continued efforts to alleviate hunger through upcoming initiatives. 

Smithfield Foods Donates More Than 37,000 Pounds of Protein To Wyoming Food Bank of the Rockies

Albertsons & Safeway Join the Fourth Stop of Smithfield’s 2019 Helping Hungry Homes® Tour
Press Release

CASPER, Wyo., February 28, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Today, Smithfield Foods, Inc. and Albertsons & Safeway joined forces to donate more than more than 37,000 pounds of protein to Wyoming Food Bank of The Rockies.

Albertsons Companies: A Store Brands Success Story

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Originally publishd on Store Brands

“Geoff has put together a diverse team; everybody brings something different to the table,” says Nancy Cota, Albertsons’ vice president of Own Brands, who has spent 42 years in the grocery industry. “That’s what makes us so strong. And when you trust each other like we trust each other, you want to win together.”

Safeway and Albertsons Offer Discounts for Federal Workers

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Originally posted on KDRV

"We are happy to be able to help the many families impacted financially during the shutdown," said Greg McNiff, President of Oregon and Southwest Washington Safeway and Albertsons.

Northwest Harvest Joins Safeway and Albertsons for Food Bank Donations

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Originally posted on Q13 Fox

Northwest Harvest partnered with area Safeway and Albertsons stores to collect groceries for local food banks who saw an increased demand during the government shutdown.

Baltimore Humane Society & Safeway Supermarkets Partner to Help Federal Workers

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Baltimore Humane Society and Safeway have partnered to help federal employees during the government shutdown. To help employees without paychecks who are struggling to make ends meet. Baltimore Humane Society through its Bmore Kind Pet Food Bank, will be distributing dog and cat food donated by Safeway.

Christmas Eve Feast: Salvation Army and Safeway Serve Holiday Dinner

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Hundreds of people came together to enjoy a hot meal on Christmas Eve – that they may not otherwise have had this holiday. The Christmas Eve feast was meant to warm the hearts of those in need. This meal is provided by the Salvation Army and Safeway.
 
“Sometimes people are just down on their luck and a warm meal goes a long way,” said Todd Broderick, Safeway Denver Division President.

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Safeway Foundation grant awarded to the National Foundation for Cancer Research

Resources will allow for expansion of services to cancer patients
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Originally published on EurekaAlert

The National Foundation for Cancer Research (NFCR) is one of 13 local and regional organizations to be the recipient of a grant by Safeway Foundation supporting cancer research and treatment efforts. The $35,000 award will be directed toward the expansion of the Cancer Patient Navigation Hotline, a communications resource offering guidance by trained oncology nurses--"navigators"--to patients and their families at no cost.

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