DICK'S teammates in a huddle.
At DICK’S Sporting Goods, we know the important role we must play in taking care of our planet and its people. By inspiring our teammates and engaging with our athletes, we are determined to change the game for good

Our Pillars of Sustainability


Leveling the Playing Field

Creating an inclusive, equitable, diverse and safe workplace where teammates can thrive


Clearing Hurdles

Breaking down barriers to ensure that all communities have a chance to play sports, learn and prosper


Raising the Bar

Providing athletes with innovative, responsible products


Protecting Our Home Court

Addressing our environmental footprint as responsible stewards of our planet

Sideline Swap

Take-Back Programs

We're proud to partner with SidelineSwap to help make sports more affordable while keeping gear out of landfills

Recycling center.


Our athletes can join our sustainability journey by recycling packaging materials. Shipping boxes and mailers can be included in curbside recycling while plastic shopping bags can be returned to our stores and recycled for you

DICK'S Sporting Goods shopping bags.


In 2020, we set a public goal to eliminate single-use point-of-sale plastic bags in all stores by 2025. Since then, we've decided to go a step further and address our entire value chain. Some stores will offer new point-of-sale bag options in guidance with local policies

Materials & Programs


Preferred Fibers

Products made with materials that result in improved environmental or social sustainability outcomes compared to other common materials


Recycled Content

Products made with fibers constructed of recycled content from consumers or corporations, which uses less water and has a lower carbon footprint


Fair Trade Certified & Trade

Products that are ethically produced by meeting minimum wage standards, providing a safe environment for employees and not using child labor


Supplier Diversity

A diverse supplier is majority owned, operated, managed and/or controlled by women, LGBTQ+, veterans, persons with disabilities and/or Black, Indigenous and People of Color


Organic Product

Material that is grown or made without the use of genetically modified seeds, pesticides or chemical-yielding aids


Leather Working Group Certified

Leather sourced from workshops that ensures responsible chemical, water and energy usage


Bluesign Product

Products that use fabrics and accessories that have the bluesign® seal of approval for environment, health and production safety