Green Buildings

Reclaiming Brownfield Sites to Create a New Meijer Shopping Experience

As Meijer expands across the Midwest, we face different developmental and environmental challenges in each new location. The same can be said when opening a new store on a former brownfield site, which is a place that used to be home to heavy industry. This was the case with the Wauwatosa Meijer…

 

LED Lighting
The Beavercreek, Ohio Meijer store became the company’s first to feature all-LED lighting, saving more than a half million kilowatt hours of electricity annually.

Why Our Green Chill Work is Cool for the Climate and the Company

Refrigeration plays a key role throughout the grocery supply chain, notably in manufacturing, transport, bulk storage and the retail end of operations. Not surprisingly then, refrigeration also contributes heavily to both energy use and CO2 emissions. Industrywide it creates more than 50 percent of the CO2 emissions from supermarkets, and up to 80 percent from frozen and chilled food manufacture, meat processing and cold storage…

 

Fort Gratiot Meijer Store Team Members Rally Together to Clean Community Road

At Meijer, we try our best to make a positive impact in the communities we serve, including helping to keep the environment a clean and safe place to live. Recently, team members at the Fort Gratiot, Mich. Meijer helped remove 19 bags of trash from Keewhadin Rd., a 3-mile stretch of the County Road Commission’s “Adopt a Highway” program…