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•  Ahold Delhaize-owned The Giant Company this week announced what it called a "major milestone in its sustainability and food waste reduction efforts," saying that its partnership with Flashfood, "a digital marketplace that connects consumers to heavily discounted food nearing its best-by date … has diverted six million pounds of food from landfills."

The two companies began their partnership in May 2020.


•  Sheetz, the mid-Atlantic convenience store and restaurant chain, said this week that "it has surpassed a major milestone of more than two million electric vehicle (EV) charging sessions. A leader in the EV charging industry, Sheetz has one of the largest charging networks in the country and is actively expanding its network across its footprint. An early adopter of EV charging, Sheetz installed its first EV charger in Pennsylvania in 2012. Today, Sheetz has 650 total electric vehicle chargers at 95 of its store locations. Sheetz surpassed one million charging sessions at this same time last year."