In an effort to promote environmental sustainability and conservation, Sears Holdings proudly recycles a variety of materials used throughout the company. In conjunction with its vendors, Sears has implemented multiple programs that recycle cardboard, plastic materials, paper, tires, fluorescent lamps and many others, such as the company's participation in the Responsible Appliance Disposal (RAD) Program. Sears believes that through such recycling programs, the company has reduced its environmental impact and promoted conservation in its business practices.