Carting Away the Oceans 10

Report ranks supermarkets on their efforts to protect our oceans and the people who depend on them

by David Pinsky

August 15, 2018

Carting Away the Oceans evaluates and ranks major U.S. grocery retailers on their sustainable seafood commitments. How does your favorite supermarket rank?

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This 10th-anniversary edition of Carting Away the Oceans identifies which major supermarkets are leaders in sustainable seafood and which are falling behind.

The findings are telling.

Whole Foods, Hy-Vee, ALDI, and Target topped the list for their sustainable seafood practices. Price Chopper, Save Mart, and Wakefern were the worst ranked companies. While 90% of the 22 assessed retailers passed, all must take significant action to address ongoing labor and human rights abuses in the seafood industry and to start phasing out single-use plastics.

Applauding industry leaders and exposing those lagging behind is key to getting supermarkets to take responsibility while helping to protect our oceans and the people who depend on them.

Is your supermarket among the leaders for healthy oceans? Check out our Supermarket Seafood Ranking and see the scorecard below.

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David Pinsky

By David Pinsky

David authors Greenpeace USA’s annual seafood sustainability report for the nation’s largest supermarkets, holding major companies accountable and shifting seafood practices that have global impacts on our oceans.

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