EPA highlights Target's carbon-reduction efforts in PSA program

Retailer has reduced carbon emissions by 18,000 tons since 2006, agency says

NEW YORK — The Environmental Protection Agency has recognized Target for its efforts to reduce its carbon emissions, the agency said.

According to the EPA, Target's technology center engineering team singlehandedly reduced the company's carbon emissions by 18,000 tons since 2006 and is committed to having 75% of Target buildings certified by the agency's Energy Star program by 2016.

The EPA is featuring the Minneapolis-based mass merchandise retailer alongside BNY Mellon and RagingWire in a series of public service announcements available on its website, as well as a case study of the company's efforts.

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