Pete Pappas & Sons Wins 2022 Sustainability Leadership Award; Helen Pappas and Stavros Tzamaras Share
JESSUP, MD - As consumers peruse the aisles of their local grocery stores, sustainability has increasingly become a differentiating factor for the products that make it into their baskets. Giving shoppers what they seek, Pete Pappas & Sons is being honored for its commitment to protecting Mother Earth and her resources with a 2022 Sustainability Leadership Award from the Maryland Department of the Environment and Maryland Green Registry.
“We are thrilled to be a 2022 Sustainability Leadership Award winner,” said Helen Pappas, Director of Marketing and Sustainability. “Our commitment to sustainability yields measurable successes for our green business, including the diversion of millions of pounds of waste away from landfills each year. Pete Pappas & Sons proudly sets an example in sustainable business practices for companies throughout Maryland and the fresh produce industry.”
This recent award recognizes the supplier’s achievements in the areas of landfill diversion, food waste minimization, composting, recycling, energy and water conservation, and reducing overall environmental impacts, a press release explained.
The Maryland Green Registry uses its leadership awards to recognize organizations that demonstrate a strong commitment to the implementation of sustainable practices, the demonstration of measurable results, and the continual improvement of environmental performance.
“Sustainability has become an important part of our daily work lives. It echoes everywhere from the produce that we sell each day, to our on-site employee practices,” added Stavros Tzamaras, Sales and Marketing Coordinator. “Every day we use compostable kitchen items, reusable water bottles and lunch coolers, and even compost our meal leftovers. The company encourages us to go green with them.”
To get more insights on Pete Pappas & Sons’ sustainability achievements, click here.
Cheers to the company for this award!