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MRD: Environmentally Friendly Retailing Takes Off! Are your favourite retailers “green”? Do sustainability efforts influence your retail purchase decisions? FreshCo (Sobeys Inc.), where I usually shop is a sustainable “green” retailer. They have started many successful sustainable efforts. On their corporate website, they state that they have reduced Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 15%[Sob16]. Sobeys “implemented many energy conservation/efficiency projects…these projects have enabled us to reduce our electricity consumption by 12 per cent or the equivalent to the annual electricity consumption of 3,600 Canadian homes” [Sob16]. There most impressive achievement is reducing the waste sent to landfills by 57% through “collaborated” efforts “with our waste management partners” that “reduced the amount of paper, cardboard, plastic, and organic waste sent to landfill. As a result, we have reduced the waste sent to landfill by 57%.” Sustainability efforts do influence my retail decisions. I understand that we as a community
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  • Fall '16
  • Ebrahim Mazaheri
  • Marketing, Greenhouse gas, Methane, sustainability efforts, Sobeys Inc.

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