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Walgreens Reaches 100th Solar Power Installation

Drugstore chain on track to have the most solar power installations among retailers nationwide. Walgreens is marking its continued commitment to sustainability with its 100th rooftop solar power system installation in Mason, Ohio. Since its first solar installation in 2007, Walgreens has expanded its plans to include stores and distribution centers in Connecticut, New Jersey,

Chevron Helps School District With Energy Efficiency

Chevron Energy Solutions and the Huntington Beach City School District have announced the groundbreaking for an energy efficiency and solar project, which is expected to save the district more than $15 million over the life of the project. The project is the first energy efficiency and solar project at an elementary school district in Orange

Georgia-Pacific Revamps Web Site

Georgia-Pacific Professional has launched an updated environmental section of its Web site that outlines the company’s sustainability initiatives. The site, http://www.gppro.com/sustainability, highlights the company’s Green by Design platform, a designation for products that are environmentally and socially responsible as well as economically sound. The refreshed site makes it easy to learn facts about the sustainable

Manitowoc Foodservice Releases Sustainability Report

New Port Richey, Fla.-based Manitowoc Foodservice in conjunction with its parent company, The Manitowoc Co. has released its first Corporate Sustainability Report. In a press release today, the company discussed notable portions of the report: At Manitowoc Foodservice we believe it is our mission to be a responsible manufacturer, industry leader, and employer, not only

Flash Cooker

Smokaroma introduces the new Instant Burger cooker. Utilizing direct energy transfer, the Instant Burger cooks two hamburgers, chicken filets, sausage patties or hot dogs in 25 seconds. Produce sandwiches as fast as you can prep the buns. The meat temperature reaches over 180 degrees. No hood, venting oradditional labor needed. The product only uses energy

Chevron To Install Solar Panels

Chevron Corp. is installing 7,700 solar power panels near Bakersfield in California, which is expected to produce 740 kilowatts of electricity, the Los Angeles Times reported. The panels will power the pumps and the pipelines operated at Chevron’s Kern River oil field facility and showcase the latest photovoltaic technologies (converting sunlight to electricity) from seven

Del Monte Launches Redesigned Web site

  Del Monte Fresh Produce Company has launched its newly redesigned corporate Web site. The new site, www.freshdelmonte.com, has been designed to better serve Del Monte’s customers. It features a more streamlined navigation, a fresher and more contemporary look and flash animation. The site also features a new sustainability section, which highlights Del Monte’s achievements

Going Green to Reduce Costs

Wanting to help save the world is admirable, but unless a real cost-savings can be realized convenience store operators seem to agree this economy is not the best time to be experimenting with “green” investments. The key to sustainability issues, then, is finding that balance, and that’s where several c-store chains are differentiating themselves. Scott

New Products Keep Food Sales Fresh

Sophisticated customers are demanding foodservice programs that keep the menu fresh by rotating options and adding new products and flavors. Dan Rotherham, director of operations at Feather Petroleum Inc., which operates 18 Stop ‘n Save c-stores in Colorado, has seen firsthand how adding new products and streamlining store menus has helped business. “We strive to

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