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2024 Climate-friendly Supermarket Scorecard

The 2024 edition of the Climate-Friendly Supermarkets Scorecard scores the biggest U.S. supermarket chains on their actions to reduce emissions of climate super pollutant hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs).

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Recover, Reclaim, Reuse – The Coolest Way to Manage Refrigerants

Washington state leads the way by proposing a bounty on super-polluting HFC refrigerant gases

HB 2401 - a first-in-the-nation bill on recovery, reclamation and reuse of refrigerants - represents a promising approach for taking action on super-polluting HFCs that should be a model for states looking to bolster future refrigerant gas supplies and protect the climate.

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ALDI becomes first U.S. food retailer to commit to natural refrigerants across all stores

ALDI’s industry-leading climate commitment to phase-out super pollutant refrigerants

Major U.S. supermarket chain ALDI has committed to transition to natural refrigerants across all of its 2300+ U.S. stores before the end of 2035. ALDI has led action to tackle climate-polluting refrigerants for years, and its recent announcement raises the bar to a new level for U.S. food retailers. 

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Dangerous Climate Pollutant Leaks Uncovered in NYC Supermarket Chain

New York City, NY – A new report from the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) in partnership with the climate group 350NYC.org uncovers what appear to be significant emissions of super-pollutant greenhouse gases from the local NYC supermarket chain Gristedes. Invisible leaks of refrigerants from supermarket cooling systems are a major source of climate pollution. According […]