Waste Reduction & Circularity

Our company’s environmental footprint is directly tied to what we make and sell. We’re committed to creating and sourcing sustainable products and reducing unnecessary packaging and food waste. As part of our Recipe for Change, we’re eliminating food waste going to landfill, reducing the use of plastic, and accelerating our transition to a more circular economy.

Learn more on our website about our efforts to eliminate food waste going to landfill and reduce plastic waste.

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Responsible Production & Consumption

Safeway Increases Northern California Food Donations by 20% in Three Months With Optimization Solution From Divert, Inc.
In three months, Safeway increased its food donations by 20%, reducing the edible food going to waste by an average of 1,252 pounds per store per month.

Responsible Production & Consumption

Afresh Deploys AI-Powered Store Ordering and Inventory Platform to Albertsons Companies’ Meat and Seafood Departments Chainwide
Since 2022, Albertsons Cos. has delivered fresher produce with higher in-stock rates while also reducing food waste as a result of its partnership with Afresh. Albertsons announced the enterprise rollout of the Afresh platform into the meat and seafood departments.


Albertsons Brings Food Waste Full Circle
Suzanne Long, Chief Sustainability and Transformation Officer at Albertsons Cos., has made it a personal and business imperative to figure out the best ways to contain it. Long took the stage at Grocery Impact to discuss why food waste initiatives are good for business.

Research, Reports & Publications

The Consortium To Reinvent the Retail Bag Releases 2023 Impact Report
Albertsons Companies is a supporting member of the Consortium to Reinvent the Retail Bag. The 2023 Impact Report shares findings from the first three years of the working group, including research on customer sentiment, strategies to reduce single-use plastic bag usage...

Supply Chain & the Circular Economy

Albertsons Companies Reports on ESG Progress in Their Product Pillar
As part of our Recipe for Change, we are working to eliminate food waste going to landfill, reducing plastics and packaging in our Own Brands products, and accelerating our transition to a more circular economy.

Responsible Production & Consumption

Kellogg Company and Grocer Albertsons Companies Drive Awareness for In-Store Recycling
Kellogg and Albertsons Companies, one of the largest food and drug retailers in the United States, are teaming up to help change customers’ recycling habits in honor of Earth Day.

Climate Action

Afresh Technologies and Albertsons Companies Implement AI-Powered Platform to Help Improve Fresh Produce Inventory and Reduce Waste Going to Landfill
Afresh Technologies, the world's leading fresh food technology company, and Albertsons Companies (NYSE: ACI) announced the completion of an enterprise rollout of the Afresh predictive ordering and inventory management platform.

Responsible Production & Consumption

Do Good Foods Launches Carbon-Reduced Chicken in Philadelphia
A new climate-forward food company, Do Good Foods, has officially launched Do Good Chicken in ACME stores in Philadelphia. Do Good Chicken, is a simple, tasty, good for plate and planet option that helps fight food waste & combat climate change.

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

Food Waste Is a Massive Societal Issue. Climate Corps and ReFED Partner To Implement Solutions.
In 2022, Climate Corps® is teaming up with ReFED to launch a pilot program to bolster the capacity of companies to tackle food waste.

Responsible Production & Consumption

USDA and EPA Welcome New U.S. Food Loss and Waste 2030 Champions
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) welcomed seven companies to the U.S. Food Loss and Waste 2030 Champions, companies that have committed to reducing food loss and waste in their U.S. operations
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