Stewardship

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stewardship

We call our sustainability program "Stewardship" because we know that we have to be good stewards of the land and our natural resources so that our children and future generations will have the same opportunities we enjoy today. We view our Stewardship Program as a process of continuous improvement as we look for ways to become more efficient, eliminate waste, and reduce our impact on the environment.

Our Vision

Tractor Supply believes that a healthy environment, properly managed resources and vibrant communities are keys to a secure and prosperous future for Tractor Supply believes our responsibility as stewards of the land is to minimize our environmental impact while supporting our customers in their journey to become more sustainable to preserve Life Out Here.

The Lifestyle

Life Out Here symbolizes a rural lifestyle where people live with the land, not just on it. Stewardship means a respect for our natural resources, the animals around us and the neighbors that make up the communities in which we live.

The Environment

A healthy planet is vital to healthy communities. We are committed to being a company that has a positive environmental impact and are dedicated to finding innovative solutions for the betterment of future generations and the planet.

The Business

Our sustainability journey is focused on unlocking additional business value. By supporting customers in their pursuit of a sustainable lifestyle and improving our operational footprint, we are creating resiliency for our company, shareholders and Team Members.

Programs for Customers

Battery Recycling

Through a partnership with our battery supplier, Tractor Supply recycles old battery cores for customers when purchasing a new battery core. In our distribution centers and at our Store Support Center, Team Members can recycle smaller household batteries in specified containers thanks to a partnership with our hazardous waste vendor.

Used Oil Recycling

Used oil is collected in our stores from customers and recycled through a re-refining process that reduces the production of greenhouse gases by 85% and heavy metal emissions by 99.5% compared to burning oil as fuel.