Sustainability

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The Lempert Report: The rise of Instagramming dishes has encouraged people to buy more groceries than they need.

The retailer has updated many of its sourcing policies and got a leg up on its goals in 2017.

The Lempert Report: A company creates songs, animations and videos to teach sustainability in schools.

The retailer has pledged to replace plastic deli packaging with biodegradable, compostable containers.

The Lempert Report: Eating a lot of fruits and vegetables also led to an increased use of irrigation water and pesticides.

Neonicotinoid-treated plants will be phased out of the retailer's garden centers by 2020.

The Lempert Report: The material is completely biodegradable and is already being used by companies such as Dell.

The company said it made the change for a ‘variety of reasons, but taste and quality are the top factors.’

Expanded transparency, retro-certification and flexible payment policies were included in the changes.

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