SALISBURY, N.C. Food Lion and Bottom Dollar Food stores will be participating in Earth Hour on March 27 by reducing the amount of lights used in the store's center aisle section in more than 1,300 stores for one hour, beginning at 8:30 p.m.
All stores will remain open for business during this time. This year will be the company's third year of participation in the energy-savings initiative.
"The Food Lion Family of Banners and Bottom Dollar Food have a long-standing commitment to protecting the environment and reducing energy consumption in the markets we serve," said Robert Canipe,SVP corporate development and corporate responsibility. "Our participation in Earth Hour is a part of our overall work as a leader in energy reduction initiatives and environmental stewardship."