Sustainability

Thoughtful choices - Big Impact

We’re working to improve the quality of life now and for generations to come by operating our business in environmentally responsible ways and by offering Members sustainable products.
Learn more


Spring Issue

April & May

Cleaning and yard work galore, spring is the perfect time to go green. Take a look at these spring-specific articles.

Tips for a Waste-free Lawn and Garden

Reducing your carbon footprint can start by changing small things about the way you groom your lawn and garden.



Read more

Tips for a Waste-free Lawn and Garden

Create Your Own
Compost Pile

Whether you want to start composting indoors or outdoors, we‘ve got the tips to get you started.



Read more

Create Your Own Compost Pile

Seasonal Lawn and Garden Planning Calendar

Not sure what preparations our garden longs for? Wonder no more. Here‘s a one-stop planning calendar to make sure you‘re getting the most out of your lawn and garden.

Read more

Seasonal Lawn and Garden Planning Calendar

Tips for a Safe and Green Spring Cleaning

Before you break out the cleaning supplies, make sure you know how to properly handle and dispose of household products to keep your family safe.

Read more

Tips for a Safe and Green Spring Cleaning

Celebrate the Earth

We think Mother Nature should be celebrated all year long, but it‘s a good start to celebrate during the month of April … Earth Month.



Read more

Celebrate the Earth


Summer Issue

June & July

The heat is ready to test your eco-friendly patience, but you don‘t have to throw away your sustainability efforts just yet. Find out ways to stay efficient while enjoying your summer.

Keep Your Cool and Save Money, Too

When you‘re more efficient with your appliances and landscaping, you can have it all … a cool home and saved money in your pocket.


Read more

Keep Your Cool and Save Money, Too

Reducing Waste on Your Summer Vacation

Going green isn‘t just for home life. Find out ways you can remain eco-friendly on your vacation this summer.


Read more

Reducing Waste on Your Summer Vacation

Prepare for Fall

Before the weather starts getting chilly, do some things this summer to prepare your home for energy efficiency this fall season.


Read more

Prepare for Fall

Back To School Issue

August & September

These eco-friendly tips are going back to the basics. While your kids are getting excited to join their friends back at school, use our fun and educational activities to help them learn about environmental issues.

You Can Make
Big Changes

Be your family‘s Energy Star! Every day, there are things we can do to save energy and the planet. You might even inspire your family to do the same.

Read more

You Can Make Big Changes

Reduce, Reuse,
Recycle

There are great ways you can eliminate waste and help protect your environment. Everyone can make a difference. Start making yours.


Read more

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

A Beautiful World
Starts with You

Play games, do some crafts, laugh at new jokes … all while learning how you can protect our environment.


Download PDF

Case of the
Broken Loop

Follow the detective through a series of activities to learn more about energy efficiency and reducing waste. Don‘t let the Garbage Gremlin get away!

Download PDF

Trash and Climate
Change

Why is recycling important? Join the Planet Protectors and discover the hidden reasons you should reduce, reuse and recycle.

Download PDF

Holiday Season Issue

November/ December

The holiday season is more than just a time to celebrate. It‘s a great opportunity
to practice sustainable living.

Put Holiday Leftovers to Good Use

Fall is the season of bounty ... creating lots of leftovers and surplus food. This year, put those leftovers to good use.


Read more

turkey

No-cost and Low-cost Tips to Save Energy This Winter

There are many strategies to help you save energy during the cold winter months.




Read more

house

Holidays and Parties

Holiday parties and other activities present many opportunities to reduce waste through reuse and recycling.



Read more

gift

eCycling

Electronics are one of the fastest growing portions of America's trash and recycling your old electronics is good for the environment.

Read more

computers

Winter Issue

January & February

Want to go green? Whether you‘re hosting a bash for the big game or just looking
for creative solutions, our tips will help.

What Should I Look for When Shopping for TVs?

If you‘re shopping for a new TV - it‘s time for thebig game, after all - there are important operating and convenience features to consider.

Read more

What Should I Look for When Shopping for TVs?

Find New Ways to Reduce Waste Quantity and Toxicity

By thinking creatively, many new uses for common items and new possibilities for source reduction and recycling can be discovered.

Read more

Find New Ways to Reduce Waste Quantity and Toxicity

Consider Reusable Products

Hosting a party can result in excessive waste. When you‘re planning, consider using as many reusable products as possible.

Read more

Consider Reusable Products

At Home

Making a few small changes in your home and yard can lead to big reductions of greenhouse gas emissions and save you money.

Read more

At Home


RELATED RESOURCES

The EcoMom Challenge

Ten steps you can take in your everyday life for a sustainable future.

Learn more

Raising EcoKids

Encourage your children to live with the environment in mind … and have fun while doing it.

Learn more

Green Tips

Simple tips to make a difference every day. And you may even learn something new about the environment.

Learn more

Sam‘s Club Trade-in and Recycle Program

Sam's Club Members can trade in qualified used electronics items and in exchange receive a Sam's Club gift card for the value of their item.

Learn more

Green Glossary

Learning about sustainability might include some unfamiliar vocabulary. If you‘re not sure what something is, our Green Glossary can help.

Learn more