Going back to what we were talking about “getting lost in the green fray”, I shop at Safeway every week and I had no idea how much they’re doing to be a greener company. The installation of solar panels, in just 3 of their stores in California, has removed 1.6 million pounds of carbon from the environment. They plan on installing solar in 20 more stores, which will raise their carbon savings to 12.6 million pounds annually. Safeway also uses 57 million kilowatts of wind power every year, making it one of the largest retail supporters of wind in the country.
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