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Energy & Climate Change - Customer Programs & Services
Sustainability Resources

Auto Service & Repair

  • Used Oil: Used motor oil is insoluble, persistent in the environment and can contain toxic chemicals and heavy metals. EPA provides extensive information on proper management of used motor oil, including the "You Dump It, You Drink It" campaign.
  • National Lead Free Wheel Weight Initiative: The US EPA has created an opportunity for businesses engaged in the manufacture, distribution, sale and use of lead wheel weights to participate in a voluntary effort to accelerate this transition away from the use of lead for wheel weights.
  • National Vehicle Mercury Switch Recovery Program

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Food Services

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In-Store take-Back Programs / Model Programs

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Nail Salons

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Recycling on the Go

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Engaging Customers

Retailers can actively communicate to their customers what they can do to reduce their energy use and climate impacts.

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Engaging Employees

Retailers can also encourage their employees to become more active environmental stewards by challenging them to minimize their energy use and GHG emissions by implementing the recommendations in the the tools listed above.

In addition, retailers can explore developing a commuter benefits program, such as free or low cost bus passes, strong telework programs, carpool matching and van pool subsidies.

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