HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., April 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- This week, Sears Holdings Corporation (SHC) celebrates the 42nd anniversary of Earth Day. As part of an ongoing commitment to sustainability, SHC has made significant strides this past year to reduce its carbon footprint, encourage customers to make sustainable purchasing decisions, and help protect our planet for future generations.
"Sears is one of the nation's largest broadline retailers and with more than 2,200 Sears and Kmart store locations, we are always looking for ways to reduce our environmental footprint," stated Paul Campbell, director of environmental sustainability. "We are excited to improve on this commitment and ultimately echo our tagline, Sustainable Solutions from Our Home to Yours(SM)."
Sears Holdings is currently offering several discounts and product promotions designed to help our customers improve their environmental performance. These include up to 25% off all ENERGY STAR qualified appliances at Sears plus up to 25% off all dryers plus extra 5% off all appliances with your Sears card through April 19th[i] in honor of SHC being awarded the 2012 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) ENERGY STAR® program's highest honor: the ENERGY STAR "Corporate Commitment Award" in 2012. The ENERGY STAR Corporate Commitment Award recognizes SHC for its superior achievements and best practices encompassing Product Retailing and Energy Management.
Customers can also visit one of 190 Kmart stores (as of April 1, 2012) and take advantage of our small electronics trade-in program. The program allows customers to bring in their old electronics such as cell phones, tablets, laptops and netbooks, and digital/video cameras and obtain a Kmart gift card (that can be used instantly in the store) for the value of the product. The program is also available nationwide at http://kmart.cebuyback.com or http://sears.cebuyback.com.[ii]
Automotive customers can take advantage of green savings when they recycle their old batteries. If a customer brings in an old automotive, lawn and garden, marine or power sport battery to be recycled through any Sears Auto Center nationwide they receive a $5 Sears award card.(3)
Finally, with the Reusable Bag and eReceipt Sweepstakes program (at Sears and Kmart stores), SHOP YOUR WAY REWARDS(SM) Members who present a reusable bag for their purchases and/or who opt for an emailed eReceipt will be entered into a drawing to reward their environmentally–friendly choices. Each month, three winners will be selected with one winner receiving a $400 Sears gift card and the other two winners receiving $50 Sears gift cards. The promotion runs through March 31, 2013.(4)
To see a complete list of 2011 Sears Holdings Sustainability awards and achievements or for more information on Sears Holdings' Environmental Sustainability initiatives, visit www.sears.com/green or follow us on Twitter @EnviroSears.
About Sears Holdings Corporation
Sears Holdings Corporation one of the nation's largest broadline retailers with over 4,000 full-line and specialty retail stores in the United States and Canada. Sears Holdings is the leading home appliance retailer as well as a leader in tools, lawn and garden, consumer electronics and automotive repair and maintenance. Sears Holdings is the 2011 ENERGY STAR® Retail Partner of the Year. Key proprietary brands include Kenmore, Craftsman and DieHard, and a broad apparel offering, including such well-known labels as Lands' End, Jaclyn Smith and Joe Boxer, as well as the Apostrophe and Covington brands. It also has the Country Living collection, which is offered by Sears and Kmart. We are the nation's largest provider of home services, with more than 11 million service calls made annually. Sears Holdings Corporation operates through its subsidiaries, including Sears, Roebuck and Co. and Kmart Corporation. For more information, visit Sears Holdings' website at www.searsholdings.com
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[i] Exclusions apply see store for details.
(3)*No purchase necessary. This offer does not apply to new battery purchase, Standard Core Credit applies to new purchase. Limit 3 per person.
(4)NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE 50 UNITED STATES (& D.C.) AND PUERTO RICO 13 YEARS AND OLDER WHO HAVE A SHOP YOUR WAY REWARDS MEMBER ACCOUNT. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. Sweepstakes ends 3/31/13. For Official Rules, free mail-in method of entry, prize descriptions and odds disclosure, visit a Sears Holdings participating retail store (visit http://www.shopyourwayrewards.com/sywrcontent/html/pdf/ParticipatingRetailers.pdf for a complete list). Sponsor: Sears Holdings Management Corporation, 3333 Beverly Road, Hoffman Estates, IL 60179.
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