Moving Towards Zero Waste

Moving Towards Zero Waste

At Albertsons Companies, our commitment to responsibly use resources includes thoughtful consideration of how we can reduce the amount of waste sent to landfills and recycle what was once considered trash. We are now working toward zero waste across all our operations.

Read more on our Recycling & Waste Reduction Webpage.


Content from this campaign

Connecting Innovation and Community Through Styrofoam Recycling
In 2017, Safeway/Albertsons became one of only two companies in Washington to own and operate a Styrofoam Densifying Machine. Today, Safeway/Albertsons diverts 45,000 lbs. of Styrofoam out of Washington landfills annually.  Earlier this year, the City of Auburn partnered with Safeway/Albertsons to provide two collection events for the Auburn public, collecting over 4,500 cubic...
Jan 29, 2020 9:35 AM ET
Shoppers, Stores Preparing for Albuquerque’s Plastic Bag Ban
...Albertsons said it won’t just remove plastic bags in Albuquerque, they’ll do it in Rio Rancho, Los Lunas and Taos, too. “It’s not law but it’s sustainability efforts, just to put us in a better, global position,” said Regional VP for Albertsons, Travis Chaney. Read the story from KRQE...
Dec 26, 2019 9:00 AM ET
Albertsons Companies Recycles on America Recycles Day and Every Day
For most households, there isn’t much of a difference between throwing something in the trash or recycling. We collect the things that we don’t want anymore, put them in their respective bins, and trucks come and take it all away. After that is when the magic of recycling happens. Something we once thought of as having no value, like an empty soda-can, becomes a new and valuable product, like...
Nov 15, 2019 8:05 AM ET
Safeway-Albertsons Distribution Center Showcases Sustainability
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...
Sep 4, 2019 9:05 AM ET
Albertsons Companies Celebrates America Recycles Day
America Recycles Day is annually observed on November 15th to inspire Americans to recycle and buy recycled products. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates $9 billion worth of materials are sent to the landfill each year. Whether its metal, plastic, glass, electronics or paper,...
Nov 15, 2018 10:00 AM ET