sust1.jpgWho’d a thunk it?  Costco beat green grocers like Whole Foods and Trader Joe’s to nab sustainablegrocer.com’s “Sustainable Grocer of 2009 Award.”

Costco was recognized for its sustainable practices including, its:  energy conservation efforts, substantial organic food offerings, low prices, recycling efforts, private label production and local presence.

source: prnewswire