27 May '11, 9am

Kohl's Is the Largest Retail Host of Solar Power In North America

Kohl's Is the Largest Retail Host of Solar Power In North America

In 2007, Kohl’s joined the EPA SmartWay Shipper program, and in 2010, nine of its top 10 carriers earned the highest rating of 1.25 in the EPA SmartWay program. Kohl’s achieved a total rating of 1.19 for miles traveled last year. Last year, Kohl’s won the EPA WasteWise Gold Achievement Award for Green Purchasing and Organic Material Reduction. The award recognized Kohl’s efforts to use more recycled content, and reduce waste. Kohl’s recycled 77 percent of all waste generated. Kohl’s uses 100 percent recycled content for its gift boxes and restroom paper, and uses 20 to 35 percent recycled content for its merchandise bags. In May 2009, Kohl’s started a program to measure the sustainability of 322 of its top merchandise vendors through a formal sustainability survey process. The vendors receive a survey quarterly. By the end of last year, the top 322 supply vendors scored an...

Full article: http://www.triplepundit.com/2011/05/kohls-largest-retail-...

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