Sustainability

Since the rise of the “green revolution” more than a decade ago, convenience retailers have increasingly developed and incorporated business goals and KPIs that focus on sustainability into their strategic plans. Today, managing energy costs and continued awareness of the environment drive successful sustainability programs and practices at convenience stores, and NACS resources provide retailers with information they can use to enhance their sustainability goals.

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October 21, 2020 NEW
New York Re-Starts Plastic Bag Ban Enforcement
In March, a court challenge put ban implementation on hold, but now it’s once again in effect. 
October 19, 2020 NEW
Panera Labels 55% of Entrees ‘Climate Friendly’
The designation indicates whether the salad, sandwich or soup has a low carbon footprint.
October 16, 2020 NEW
Digital Tool Uses Photos of Ingredients to Suggest Recipes
Kroger hopes the unique AI technology will help eliminate food waste.
October 13, 2020
Hy-Vee Joins Other Retailers to Fight Plastic Waste
New consortium hopes to find solutions to the ubiquitous plastic bag.

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