Friday, April 9, 2010

Target Launches Recycling Stations in All Stores

Target has launched permanent community recycling stations in all 1,740 stores to kick-off a month-long celebration of the 40th anniversary of Earth Day. This will make it possible to allow guests to deposit used beverage containers, plastic bags, small electronics and more. Throughout the month, the celebration also includes the launch of an online eco-boutique where guests can find eco-friendly products and learn more about the company's commitment to the environment, a month-long sweepstakes, a reusable bag giveaway and a unique Target circular.

Other ways Target is celebrating Earth Month include:

•Launching an eco-boutique at, featuring downloadable coupons and eco-minded brands with products such as non-toxic cleaners, energy-saving appliances and products made of recycled materials.
•Giving away with purchase, 1.5 million complimentary reusable shopping bags made from 100 percent post-consumer recycled PET bottles.
•Continuing to encourage guests to use their reusable bags at checkout to receive a 5-cent discount off their total purchase per reusable bag.o