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. Our manufacturing facilities have committed to being zero waste by diverting over 90% of our waste from the landfill by the year 2022.

Read more on our Planet Webpage.


Content from this campaign

New Statewide Education Campaign Aims to Increase Recycling of Plastic Milk Jugs
The California Milk Advisory Board (CMAB) today launched a public information campaign aimed at increasing awareness of the recyclability of milk jugs made of high density polyethylene (HDPE) or #2 plastic. The "Recycle the Jug" campaign is designed to drive sustainable behavior change across the state by addressing misconceptions to ensure plastic milk jugs make it into the recycling stream...
Oct 19, 2021 7:05 PM ET
Grocery Shopping for a Healthier Planet
"We want to do our part. We want to be incredible stewards to our customers, our communities and the environment," said Darcie Renn, Director of ESG & Sustainability for Albertsons Companies. Safeway is among the grocers striving to help shoppers waste less and have less impact on the planet. Last year, the company donated over 75 million pounds of food to people in need, which not...
May 19, 2021 9:15 AM ET
Washington State Safeway and Albertsons Stores Wish Customers a Happy Earth Day
At Albertsons Companies we are always working to reduce and divert as much waste as possible. Safeway and Albertsons stores across Washington state annually recycle more than 39,000 tons of material collected through our operations, community events, and recycling partnerships. 
Apr 23, 2021 3:30 PM ET
Join Albertsons Companies in Preventing and Reducing Food Waste
Happy Earth Day from Albertsons Companies! To minimize our impact on the planet, we take action across our company to reduce, repurpose, and donate unsold food. In 2020, our company donated more than 83 million pounds of food to Feeding America. Preventing this food from going to waste avoids carbon emissions by an amount equal to taking 3,800 cars off the road for one year. We hope you will...
Apr 22, 2021 12:30 PM ET
Albertsons Companies, Beyond the Bag Celebrate Innovation Challenge Winners
After announcing the winners of the Beyond the Bag Innovation Challenge this week, the Consortium to Reinvent the Retail Bag virtually rang the Closing Bell for the New York Stock Exchange. Albertsons Companies and the other retail partners celebrated the 9 innovation...
Feb 19, 2021 10:30 AM ET