Monday, April 18, 2011

Postal Service receives EPA award

The Environmental Protection Agency presented the Western Area of the USPS with the EPA 2010 WasteWise Federal Partner of the Year Award.

The Western Area was recognized for saving more than $42.5 million through waste prevention and recycling initiatives, for recycling nearly 30,000 tons of material, for re-using 188 tons of electrical equipment, and for its many other green conservation programs.

Environmental Programs Specialist Jerry Jensen submitted the Area for the award.

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