These efforts combined to eliminate 15,595.88 tons of materials from going to landfills or incinerators.
SHC believes that through recycling and reuse programs, it can reduce its environmental impact, and it encourages its associates and members to do the same.
The company operates through its subsidiaries, including Sears, Roebuck and Co.
In 2016, Kohl’s diverted more than 80 percent of its operational waste from landfills, including more than seven million pounds of plastic and 230 million pounds of cardboard.
“At Kohl’s, our commitment to reusing and recycling materials is just one way we are working to protect and conserve the environment for long-term sustainability.