04 Apr '11, 12pm

Whole Foods & the Greenest Grocery Store in the World | Climate | GreenBiz.com

The Whole Foods store in Dedham, Mass., may just be the greenest grocery store in the world. This showcase facility demonstrates leading energy and sustainability practices to Whole Food customers, employees and investors, as well as the local community. Showcase facilities are a powerful learning tool for companies that are implementing sustainable business practices. Whole Foods isn't the only leading company utilizing showcase facilities. The Procter & Gamble manufacturing plant in Auburn, Maine, for example, is a zero-waste facility . The Empire State Building, managed by Malkin Holdings, uses 100 percent Green Power . When I toured the Dedham Whole Foods store, my expectations were naturally high, but I left impressed. What is so remarkable about this particular store? The store is notable because of the actual implementation of so many leading sustainable and energy ...

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