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Sears, Kmart to remove products with polyvinyl chloride —Retailer promises to substitute safer alternatives when possibleCary Spivak, Milwaukee Journal SentinelDec. 12, 2007Sears and Kmart will reduce or eliminate a popular plastic linked to serious health problems from packaging and merchandise in their 3,800 stores - an action announced Wednesday after more than a year of talks with environmental and shareholder groups. By saying that its Sears and Kmart stores would phase out PVC, Sears Holdings Corp. is following the lead of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and Target Corp.
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