In celebration of Earth Day this year at Ocean State Job Lot’s headquarters in North Kingstown, Rhode Island, corporate and distribution center associates welcomed multiple green-initiative local businesses to learn more about what each is doing in the community to support the environment. Those companies included representatives from:
Hosted by Ocean State Job Lot’s Green Team, the day was both informative and fun, with raffles, giveaways and different learning opportunities to highlight the importance of reducing waste and keeping our environment clean. Donned in special Earth Day shirts, our associates and volunteers were able to spend time perusing tables for information on topics from renewable energy and recycling, to solar power and giving back to the community.
Ocean State Job Lot associate volunteers hand out custom Earth Day shirts
Representatives from the Master Gardeners Program at the University of Rhode Island
Representatives from Rhode Island Energy
Ocean State Job Lot Green Team bracelet giveaway at the Earth Day event
Ocean State Job Lot associates talk at the Earth Day event
Our Sustainability Efforts
Ocean State Job Lot prioritizes the importance of recycling and reusing our materials within our stores, warehouse and corporate offices. Through encouraging our customers and partners to participate in our recycling efforts, we have proudly been able to be labeled as a Net Zero Waste company. Take a look at some of our accomplishments in 2022.