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Costco marches forward on seafood sustainability Greenpeace suspends campaign,...

Media release | February 24, 2011 at 12:28

Issaquah, WA‐ Greenpeace USA congratulated Costco Corporation today on its newly revised sustainability seafood policy. The new policy covers the vast majority of the chain’s seafood inventory and means the retailer will discontinue sales of...

Oh No Costco!

Feature story | June 29, 2010 at 13:05

Greenpeace surveys found that Costco continues to sell fifteen of the twenty-two red listed seafood species: Alaskan pollock, Atlantic cod, Atlantic salmon, Atlantic sea scallops, Chilean sea bass, grouper, monkfish, ocean quahog, orange roughy,...

Greenpeace Targets Costco on Seafood

Media release | June 29, 2010 at 16:42

Greenpeace launched the next phase of its sustainable seafood campaign today targeting Costco.

New Greenpeace Video -- Costco Changes

Blog by Michelle Frey | February 24, 2011

Eight months after leaving Ocean Destroyers Anonymous, Costco reaches out to her sponsor, Carl, who gets an update on Costco's latest strides toward protecting the oceans. While Costco proves they want to be a leader in ocean...

Protecting our oceans, one supermarket at a time

Blog by Phil Radford | April 12, 2011

Last month, a group of Greenpeace volunteers in Denver trekked to over 30 Colorado supermarkets to investigate the sustainability of the seafood being sold inside. Armed with an “endangered fish check-list,” what they found--a...

Community excited about huge oceans victory

Blog by Michelle Frey | February 25, 2011

Recently, wholesale giant, Costco announced a new sustainable seafood policy aimed at protecting the oceans. The response from the public has been amazing! Check out what people have been saying about this huge win for the oceans:...

Costco improves seafood policies in a stunning win for the oceans

Blog by Casson Trenor | February 24, 2011 13 comments

I’m elated to share with you a major win for the oceans! After eight months of pressuring Costco to improve their seafood policies—I’m overjoyed to tell you that the wholesale giant announced a new policy aimed at helping to save the...

4 Surprising Places You Should Never Buy Seafood From

Blog by Casson Trenor | January 26, 2011 2 comments

Greenpeace Oceans Campaigner, Casson Trenor has a monthly column on Alternet.com about protecting our fisheries and ocean health through sustainable seafood. Here's a great selection from his first installment: In 2009,...

In just one day - 12,000 people flood Costco CEO’s email box

Blog by Michelle Frey | January 7, 2011 3 comments

Jim Sinegal, Costco’s CEO, is getting more emails than he ever thought possible. In just one day, 12,000 people sent emails to the bulk-store giant asking the company to protect the oceans, not their image. It's clear we all want to...

We've Got Fish on a List! (Costco's new greenwash policy)

Blog by Michelle Frey | December 13, 2010 1 comment

In the newest Greenpeace video, Costco talks about their new seafood sustainabilty policy. These policies include putting fish "on a list," a new green packaging system and fancy green uniforms. The video will leave you wondering, is...

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