SOLAR PRODUCTION117.9MWh OF CLEAN ENERGY
EQUIVALENT TO 91.4 TONS OF CARBON OFFSET
EQUIVALENT TO $12,620 DOLLARS SAVED
EQUIVALENT TO 198,140 MILES NOT DRIVEN
More than 1,000 of you across the country joined in the fun and took our quiz about what we recycle in Macy’s stores. Many of you got them all right – including tricky questions about escalators, store fixtures, and rechargeable batteries! Someone’s been keeping up with our Green Living coverage...
At the end of the contest, we selected five winners at random for a Green Living prize package. Here they are!
Congratulations to our winners, and thanks to everyone who took part in this fun, fast contest! Look for an exciting new contest coming to Macy’s Green Living soon.
An innovative pilot program helped a division of Macy’s dramatically reduce paper usage – find out how they did it.VIEW ARTICLE
What started as a small idea just four years ago has blossomed into a multi-faceted event that spans multiple days and provides year-round inspiration for sustainability. The MMG Green Team’s 4th annual GreenFest was bigger and better than ever this year, and the response was tremendous.VIEW ARTICLE
You probably know we recycle in our stores –but what happens behind the scenes? Find out in this week’s Green Living story!VIEW ARTICLE
Developing a plan is one thing. Delivering real-world results is another. And delivering results is exactly what Macy’s has done and continues to do in our commitment to sustainability.VIEW ARTICLE
An exciting new technology rolled out to Macy’s stores does more than increase efficiency – it’s boosting sustainability efforts as well.VIEW ARTICLE
Every once in a while, something simple happens that has a big environmental impact on our company. One such event happened recently with our Vertical Transportation Team when store escalators were being replaced.VIEW ARTICLE
With about 775 Macy’s stores from coast-to-coast, we try our hardest to make sure our recycling efforts are as impactful as possible and consistent across the board. So … what do we recycle in our stores?VIEW ARTICLE
Did you know … America Recycles Day is Nov. 15? This year, we thought we’d take the entire month of November to focus on recycling. And that’s what we intend to do, starting … now!VIEW ARTICLE
Our SPACE Team recently conducted a series of pilot projects to test the feasibility of recycling building materials, store fixtures and store and office furniture. Find out what they learned.VIEW ARTICLE
The goal of this initiative? It’s simple, really. To reduce the amount of packaging and promote the use of more eco-friendly packaging, both of which provide benefits from an environmental, social and cost perspective.VIEW ARTICLE
Did you know we have a program to reuse and recycle fixtures at Macy’s? As stores receive new fixtures, the old pieces are either reused at other stores or broken down and recycled.VIEW ARTICLE
In a world of computers, phones and iPads, going paperless is harder than you’d think, especially in the retail industry. But that’s not going to stop Macy’s from trying.VIEW ARTICLE
A whopping 148,000 pounds of used electronics were collected and recycled at this year’s Annual E-Waste Recycling Event, co-sponsored by yours truly – Macy’s!VIEW ARTICLE
Blueprints are essential to the Construction team, and also to the expansion and evolution of Macy’s stores. However, they also waste a lot of paper and ink.VIEW ARTICLE