Navigation Links
Jewel-Osco: 1 Million Reusable Shopping Bags Sold
Date:7/2/2008

Sales milestone reflects concern for environment

MELROSE PARK, Ill., July 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Jewel-Osco, a leading Midwest food and drug retailer, announced today that it has surpassed the sale of 1 million green reusable shopping bags, reflecting the public's concern for the environment.

"We are seeing more and more people buying and using recyclable shopping bags," said Keith Nielsen, president of Jewel-Osco. "This is likely due to the heightened awareness about the environment and the impact of plastic bags in landfills."

Jewel-Osco began selling its green reusable shopping bags last August in all of its stores. Since then, the company has introduced a line of insulated blue bags designed to keep cold and hot products at temperature, as well as a few specialty printed reusable bags.

Jewel-Osco has been committed to the environment since the early 1940s when it launched a campaign to reduce paper packaging and paper bag use. The company introduced an innovated customer plastic bag recycling program in 1971 which is still operational to date at all stores.

The company operates a reclamation center in Melrose Park which handles a wide array of materials. Since 1990, Jewel-Osco has recycled: over 14,200 tons of plastic bags, over one million tons of corrugated cardboard, over 2.6 million tons of shrink-wrap, and over 1.2 million fluorescent bulbs. In addition to its recycling efforts, Jewel-Osco is also active in a variety of voluntary industry programs to reduce emissions and greenhouse gases.

Jewel-Osco, a SUPERVALU company, operates 183 stores in Illinois, Iowa and Indiana. With a market-leading position in Chicago, Jewel-Osco stores offer consumers the convenience of combined grocery and pharmacy retail, in addition to services such as fuel centers at select locations. Originally established in 1899, the company and its associates remain committed to the communities they serve, contributing more than $4 mi
'/>"/>

SOURCE Jewel-Osco
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Somanetics Announces Share Repurchase Program Increased By $15 Million
2. State, National Long Term Care Community Applauds New Hampshire Leader in U.S. Senate for Helping Lead Effort to Block $770 Million Bush Medicare Cuts
3. Researcher receives $4 million from RWJ Foundation to study health quality reform project
4. CoLucid Pharmaceuticals Announces $25 Million Series B Financing for Advancement of First-in-Class Migraine Compound
5. Nations Health Care and Nursing Assistants Urge HHS to Withdraw Proposed $770 Million Funding Cut to Skilled Nursing Care
6. 24 Million Americans Had Diabetes in 2007
7. Geisinger saves millions in medical dollars through better supply management
8. Number of People With Diabetes Increases to 24 Million
9. One Year Later, Millions are Losing Weight with alli(R)
10. Cosmetic surgery procedures to exceed 55 million in 2015, ASPS study predicts
11. Symmetry Medical Reports Record First Quarter 2008 Revenue of $101.9 Million
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:3/1/2015)... 2015 Researchers say working around asbestos-containing ... sheet metal workers contract malignant mesothelioma. Surviving Mesothelioma has ... its website. Click here to read it now. ... and Training monitored 17,345 sheet metal workers from 1986 ... them died of mesothelioma or another asbestos-related disease ...
(Date:3/1/2015)... (PRWEB) March 01, 2015 ERISAPros ... King and Carolyn Roddy to the professional staff of ... Compliance, graduated from The Ohio State University-Mortiz College of ... years of experience working with several Fortune 500 companies ... the area of corporate benefits. Her experiences range from ...
(Date:2/28/2015)... In recent years Medical Marijuana has continuously ... as a way for them to expand their patient base ... medicine. Since the FDA still lists Cannabis as a Schedule ... licensed physicians that can help guide them when recommending ... in Santa Cruz, CA is a leader in the ...
(Date:2/28/2015)... 2015 The Heart Fit Clinic started ... of the machine. The Heart Fit Clinic is also ... a franchise model. The goal is to scale the ... disease. To buy External Counterpulsation machines can ... individuals through this process and achieve the desired results. ...
(Date:2/28/2015)... Indosoft Inc , developers of ... are pleased to announce the development of Q-Suite 5.9. ... versions of Q-Suite, this new version will include enhancements ... new features to the leading edge call center software. ... will add features to enhance security and protection. Administrators ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:New Study Finds Indirect Asbestos Exposure Can Raise Mesothelioma Risk for Sheet Metal Workers, According to Surviving Mesothelioma 2Health News:ERISAPros Recruits Evelyn King, J.D. and Carolyn Roddy, J.D. to its Professional Staff 2Health News:Reputable Cannabis Doctor In Santa Cruz and Monterey Joins the Medical Cannabis Network 2Health News:Clinicians Can Now Purchase External Counterpulsation with Heart Fit Clinic 2Health News:Indosoft Proudly Announces Q-Suite 5.9 Call Center Software for Asterisk 2
... immune system, says a study conducted by Spanish researchers . ... C, B-complex vitamins and has good doses of minerals like ... known that potatoes are good for bowel health. ... particularly if eaten cold or in a salad, the researchers ...
... to the coastal Spanish town of Altea to get Oslo-funded ... to fractured bones. ,"In Norway it is cold ... why they are better off here," the tanned head of ... ,The rehabilitation centre was set up and is run by ...
... are an indicator of an industry's health, then the turnout ... and spirits fair, confirms the sector is doing nicely, if ... this year's show, a two-yearly event in Bordeaux, a three ... for Vinexpo by the London-based International Wine and Spirit Record ...
... with a life-threatening illness, a young Indian American is hard ... 10 as very few South Asians are listed in the ... Chakravarthy was diagnosed with a disease known as Acute Myelogenous ... bone marrow, the South Asian community has come together nationwide ...
... up with a partner in Harley Street - a ... are frequented by celebrities - and is introducing ... into tie-up based on her franchise system with the ... Ayurveda on Harley Street is indicative of the increasing ...
... Fey has launched an entirely new kind of healthcare ... culture of prevention throughout America and the world -- ... to one that encourages people to take early steps ... ,This message appears this week in a full-page ad in ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Intake of Potatoes Boosts the Immune System 2Health News:Norwegians Take in the Sun in Spain on Doctors' Orders 2Health News:World Wine Sales Brisk, but French Producers Hungover 2Health News:World Wine Sales Brisk, but French Producers Hungover 3Health News:South Asians Seek Bone Marrow for Young Indian American 2Health News:Shahnaz Hussain Takes Ayurveda to London's Harley Street 2Health News:U.S. Preventive Medicine(R) Encourages the International Community to Embrace Prevention 2
(Date:2/27/2015)... 2015  Acsis Inc., the market leader for supply ... that John DiPalo , Acsis, Chief Strategy Officer, ... Chain Executive 2015 Provider Pro to Know. The ... to help prepare their companies, and customers, supply chains ... year,s list of Provider Pros to Know is featured ...
(Date:2/27/2015)... 27, 2015 ... sistema di monitoraggio dell,infarto congestizio (CHF - Congestive ...     Vectorious Medical ... sistema per il monitoraggio cardiaco destinato a pazienti ... di aver concluso una raccolta di finanziamenti per ...
(Date:2/27/2015)... Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ISIS ) today announced ... loss (NOL) guidance and its cash guidance ending the ... financial results were due in large part to the ... from its partners.  Isis, pro forma NOL of $16.3 ... its 2013 NOL of $40.2 million. On a GAAP ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Acsis CSO John DiPalo Named Supply & Demand Chain Executive 2015 Pro to Know 2Vectorious Medical Technologies completa una raccolta di 5 milioni di dollari 2Isis Reports Financial Results and Highlights for 2014 2Isis Reports Financial Results and Highlights for 2014 3Isis Reports Financial Results and Highlights for 2014 4Isis Reports Financial Results and Highlights for 2014 5Isis Reports Financial Results and Highlights for 2014 6Isis Reports Financial Results and Highlights for 2014 7Isis Reports Financial Results and Highlights for 2014 8Isis Reports Financial Results and Highlights for 2014 9Isis Reports Financial Results and Highlights for 2014 10Isis Reports Financial Results and Highlights for 2014 11Isis Reports Financial Results and Highlights for 2014 12Isis Reports Financial Results and Highlights for 2014 13Isis Reports Financial Results and Highlights for 2014 14Isis Reports Financial Results and Highlights for 2014 15Isis Reports Financial Results and Highlights for 2014 16Isis Reports Financial Results and Highlights for 2014 17
... HILLS, Calif., Aug. 23, 2011 The concept of ... unrealized prospect for many years since the advent of ... created micro-laparoscopic instruments in the past, but they did ... The most common complaints were how the extremely thin ...
... 2011 TRX, Inc. ( www.trx.com ) (OTCQB: ... automation, consulting and data services, announced continued success ... leading companies in the pharmaceutical, technology, financial services, ... manage their travel and procurement reporting needs. ...
Cached Medicine Technology:New Micro Laparoscopic Instruments for the Bariatric Surgery Allow for Less Scarring and Pain than Ever Before Possible 2TRX's Data Intelligence Solution, TRAVELTRAX, Helps Fortune 500 Corporations Gain New Insights Into Cost Savings 2
Data review and analysis is carried out with the Acquidata Uromac software already supplied with Acquidata Uromac Lab based urodynamics systems...
The Uromac Petite data processor, transducers and Powerbook® computer can be disassembled quickly and easily for travel to multiple sites, providing a very flexible and portable urodynamics syste...
... by Laborie, a leading producer ... credible tracings. ICS recognized Urodynamics ... parameters. Designed especially for the ... to be quick, efficient and ...
... The wireless TRITON™ offers ultimate flexibility ... of the computer, printer and display. Wall-mount ... wireless system by choosing a laptop, touch ... Incorporating the latest technology, this multi-function patient ...
Medicine Products: