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Sustainability

Sustainability

CULTIVATING A GREENER TOMORROW, TODAY.

At Melissa's, we believe that fresh, flavorful produce should not come at the expense of our planet or our people. We are deeply committed to sustainable practices throughout our entire operation, from partnering with growers who share our values to responsibly mitigating food waste, and helping our community access fresh, healthy food. This isn’t something new to us—this is how we’ve operated since day one.

2023 AT A GLANCE

Reported Reductions In Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Food Waste
732.8 mtCO2e

Packaging
134.4 mtCO2e

Product Use & Design
478.4 mtCO2e

950,000
Meals donated

50+ Non-Profits supported

20+ Minority-owned businesses

OUR PILLARS ARE ROOTED IN A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE

 Healthy Business
We believe that delicious food and sustainability can go hand-in-hand. That's why we are dedicated to minimizing our environmental footprint, maximizing efficiency, and building trust through transparency and ethical practices. We are constantly innovating new plant-based products that lessen the strain on our food systems, and we take pride in being a leader in food safety. Learn more about our food safety certifications.

Healthy Environment
The quality of the food we source begins at the field. Many of our growing partners are innovators of organic, regenerative farming with the mindset to grow healthy food in a healthy way to pass on healthy soil to future generations. We couple this commitment with a newly modernized packing facility that conserves energy, and we manage our food waste with Pre-Zero, a state-of-the-art composting facility that’s leading change toward a circular, sustainable economy. Learn more about Pre-Zero.

Healthy Community
As a family-run business, we are deeply rooted in the communities we serve. We believe that a strong community is the foundation of a prosperous future, and we are committed to investing in our people and the places we call home. Learn more about the non-profits we support.

 

How to read an H2R label

Melissa’s is proud to be part of a coalition of forward-thinking brands using the How2Recycle label. This standardized labeling system takes the guesswork out of how to recycle packaging with clear, consistent and concise instructions. Recycling information is hard to understand. We want to make it easier.

Step 1 Learn to Read the Label Take a moment to familiarize yourself with the H2R label.

Sustainability Logo

Step 2 Need to check locally? Recycling programs vary from community to community. Use these resources for recycling information by zip code.

Earth 911
Keep America Beautiful

Step 3
Find a store drop-off location near you.
Most plastic bags, like grocery bags and produce bags can be recycled through Store Drop-Off. Find a location in your neighborhood

For more information about How2Recycle, visit how2recycle.info .