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Ashland Safeway Re-Opens and Gives Back

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Originally published on KOBI5.com

Ashland’s new Safeway held its grand opening today.

As part of the celebration, the store’s director handed a thousand dollar check to the Ashland Emergency Food Bank.

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Celebrating Farmworkers Through Simple Purchases

Rethinking the way we shop this Farmworker Awareness Week
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Originally posted on Fair Trade USA

Because fruits and veggies are such a staple, it's easy to forget that behind each tomato, pineapple and grape is a person, a farmer or worker with a family and community. (..)

Albertsons Companies Celebrates Adding 26,000 Jobs & 174 Stores, and Increasing Support to Local Communities Since 2015 Merger with Safeway

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BOISE, Idaho, January 30, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- On the two-year anniversary of the merger that created the second-largest supermarket company in the U.S., Albertsons Companies announced that since the merger with Safeway, it has grown its workforce by 10 percent, creating 26,000 jobs; built or acquired 174 locations; increased healthy food and financial donations; and elevated its commitment to sustainability.

Albertsons Companies Holiday Giving Campaign Provides Millions of Meals, Thousands of Toys and Financial Donations for People Throughout the U.S.

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BOISE, Idaho, December 22, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Albertsons Companies today thanked its employees and customers across the many communities it serves for helping donate millions of nutritious meals and thousands of toys through the company’s 2016 Holiday Giving Campaign.

Albertsons and Safeway Donate Holiday Hope to the Marian House

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Originally published on the Colorado Springs Gazette.

A chilly Tuesday morning was warmed up in Colorado Springs when employees with Albertsons and Safeway grocery stores delivered 933 complete Thanksgiving meals to the downtown Marian House.

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Albertsons Companies Increases the Use of Biodiesel for its Truck Fleets

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As one of the country’s largest food and drug retailers, Albertsons Companies is actively pursuing the goal of reducing waste and minimizing our environmental impact. We look for opportunities to lower the carbon footprint in our stores, offices, facilities and distribution centers across all of our banners (including Albertsons, Safeway, Vons and Pavilions).

Albertsons Companies Proves Supermarket Chains Can Practice Sustainability

by Gina-Marie Cheeseman
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Originally published on Justmeans.com

Can a large supermarket chain really practice sustainability? One of the largest supermarket chains in the U.S. proves they can.

Albertsons Companies Receives Environmental Protection Agency’s Safer Choice Partner of the Year Award

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BOISE, Idaho, April 28, 2016 /3BL Media/ - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today named Albertsons Companies (Albertsons) winner of its prestigious Safer Choice Partner of the Year Award for the company’s commitment to increasing awareness of the EPA’s Safer Choice Program for sustainable products.

Albertsons Companies Partners with Hearing Wellness Network to Offer Free Hearing Test Kiosks at 24 Stores

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BOISE, Idaho, April 18, 2016 /3BL Media/ — Albertsons Companies announced today that it will provide free hearing tests to customers in 24 stores using a unique testing kiosk developed by Hearing Wellness Network. The diagnostic test expands Albertsons Companies’ health and wellness services to customers by offering a quick and easy method to diagnose possible problems and promote hearing awareness. Kiosks are now available as part of a pilot program at participating Albertsons, ACME, Jewel-Osco, Safeway, Shaw’s, Star Market and Tom Thumb stores.

Albertsons Companies Stores Celebrate Earth Day with Plastics Recycling Partner

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This April 22nd marks the 46th anniversary of Earth Day. While this is a key day to celebrate environmental achievements, it’s also important to recognize our role as environmental stewards each and every day. This is something that Albertsons Companies and our family of stores (including ACME, Albertsons, Safeway, Shaw’s, Star, United, and others) takes seriously all year round through the conscientious reduction, reuse, and recycling of all our materials. Plastic is a great example.

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