Dorothy Lane Market recognized for environmental practices

Dayton-based grocery retailer Dorothy Lane Market was recognized for its environmentally sustainable practices. The grocer was awarded two 2015 achievement awards by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s GreenChill Partnership. The awards were presented at a ceremony in New Orleans on Sept. 13. Dorothy Lane Market was recognized by EPA program for accomplishing the greatest reductions in refrigerant emissions of any GreenChill partner when compared to the prior year, according to a news release. “The GreenChill program commends Dorothy Lane Market for demonstrating a commitment to environmental protection through lowering the emissions of refrigerants that damage the ozone layer and the earth’s climate,” said Tom Land, manager of EPA’s GreenChill program. Dorothy Lane’s also won an award that goes to every partner who achieves its annual refrigerant emissions reduction goal. The grocer voluntarily worked with the EPA program to learn and adopt greener refrigeration technologies and environmental practices, according to the company.


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