New sustainability goals

This article was originally published in July 2018

dairy farm with cows grazing

PCC Community Markets has announced some ambitious new five-year sustainability goals in our annual Co-op Purposes Report.

Goals include:

  • Add 1,000 new organic products to our shelves
  • Eliminate petroleum-based plastics to package foods we make
  • Provide an electric vehicle charging station at every store
  • Achieve zero waste
  • Reduce water use by 5 percent
  • Decrease energy use by 10 percent
  • Develop a supplier diversity and inclusion program
  • Reduce carbon emissions associated with refrigerant leaks by 50 percent
  • Achieve carbon positive store operations
  • Move from 55 percent to 100 percent renewable energy credits for our stores
  • Donate a million meals to our neighbors in need

Learn more about our economic, social and environmental accomplishments in 2017 and our goals for the future here.

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