Wal-Mart has has started a new campaign to push compact fluorescent light bulbs in their massive retail stores, according to an article published in the New York Times yesterday. Though only a reported 6 percent of homes use CFLs currently, Wal-Mart hopes to sell 100 million of the bulbs each year by 2008.
“The environment is begging for the Wal-Mart business model,” Wal-Mart CEO H. Lee Scott Jr. told the Times.
Just the latest in the ongoing greening of Wal-Mart. However you might feel about it.