Tag: Walmart

Public Utilities, Waste Management

Former Walmart Executives Form Company to Reduce Food Waste

December 28, 2020

Via: Waste360

During their eight-year stint at Walmart’s technology labs, Syed Aman and Sharan Grewal, were part of the team that built the online grocery platform into a multi-billion dollar business. The two used their technology and produce delivery expertise to develop […]

Public Utilities, Waste Management

TerraCycle, Walmart Partner to Recycle Child Car Seat Components

October 7, 2019

Via: Waste360

Last month, national retailer Walmart and global waste collection and recycling company TerraCycle partnered to launch the Walmart Car Seat Recycling Event in nearly 4,000 Walmart stores across the U.S. Originally planned to span two weeks, the Bentonville, Ark.-based retailer […]

Miscellaneous, Public Works

Walmart Launches New Reusable Bag Campaign, Sustainability Goals

April 12, 2019

Via: Waste360

During its 2019 sustainability milestone summit, Walmart announced that for the first time, checkout carousels at its U.S. stores will include reusable bags that will be available to customers for purchase. The aim of this new campaign is to help […]

Basic Services, Civil Service

Virginia regulators deny Walmart request to leave Dominion utility service

February 26, 2019

Via: Utility Dive

The SCC’s decision in the Walmart case illustrates the regulatory difficulty of balancing the needs of different customer classes. In Virginia, customers must buy electricity from their incumbent utility unless they have a demand greater than 5 MW or are […]

Public Utilities, Waste Management

Food Waste Startup FoodMaven Acquires Series A Funding

January 11, 2018

Via: Waste360

FoodMaven, a Colorado-based food waste startup that works to keep food out of landfills, has secured $8.6 million in Series A funding. Among the investors contributing are the Waltons, the heirs of Walmart’s founder Sam Walton and former Whole Foods […]