The U.S. supermarket sector continues to “inexcusably lag behind European counterparts,” says the Environmental Investigation Agency’s (EIA), an international NGO, based on analysis conducted for its latest Climate-Friendly Supermarket Scorecard. The Supermarket Scorecard 2022 was published by the EIA on July 6 and assesses the largest U.S. supermarket chains on their adoption of HFC-free technology,…
Over one third of Kroger’s shareholders have voted in favor of a resolution requiring the chain to issue a report on its plans to ‘address its HFCs.’
Similar to utility rebates, refrigerant-carbon-credits program rewards owners of refrigeration systems for replacing HFCs with natural refrigerants like CO2.
Green America and EIA invite consumers to sign a letter to Kroger’s CEO urging him to phase out HFCs in all facilities by 2030.
The country says it has also implemented an HFC import/export licensing system as of November 1, 2021.
The Philippine government has issued an HFC order in preparation for ratification of the Kigali Amendment.
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The nonprofit’s ‘Cool It’ campaign aims to get supermarkets to switch to ‘ultra-low GWP, natural refrigerants.’
NGO’s investigators found no shortage of suppliers willing to provide smuggled HFCs.
2015 has been an eventful year for natural refrigerants. Here at R744.com, with Christmas dinner in the oven and Santa Claus about to set off on his merry way, it’s time to take stock of the past year, and naturally (pun intended!) to look back at the highlights of R744 refrigerant news in 2015 – from promising new policy developments and exciting events to cutting-edge technology advancements. Pull up a chair by the fireside and relive the best bits of Everything R744 in 201