Energy & Climate Change - Customer Programs & Services
Retail establishments may offer programs to their customers that can help reduce overall GHG emissions in society. Programs can include food and health care services and in-store take-back and recycling options for used products- thus giving customers opportunities to be more active environmental stewards. Retailers may also offer programs for their employees that can reduce GHG emissions.
In some cases, EPA regulates the waste generated from your in-store services.
- Automotive Service & Repair
- Food Service
- Healthcare Service
- Home Renovations
- In-store Take Back Programs
- Photo Development
- Refrigerant Reclamation and Recovery
EPA offers energy efficient and waste-reduction information and opportunities to lessen the environmental impact associated with your in-store services. EPA also has information on how retail customers and employees can take steps to reduce their energy use and GHG emissions resulting from their activities.
- Auto Service & Repair
- Food Services
- In-Store Take Back Programs / Model Programs
- Nail Salons
- Recycling on the Go
- Engaging Customers
- Engaging Employees
The Climate and Waste connection: Most people don’t realize that solid waste reduction and recycling help address global climate change. How? The manufacture, distribution and use of products – as well as management of the resulting waste – all result in greenhouse gas emissions. Waste prevention and recycling reduce greenhouse gases associated with these activities by reducing methane emissions, saving energy, and increasing forest carbon sequestration.