26 Dec '11, 2am

EPA Recognizes Staples and State Street as One of Nation’s Top Green Power… Green Living Guy

(Boston, Mass. – Nov. 17, 2011) – Staples, Inc., based in Framingham, Mass., and State Street Corporation based in Boston, Mass., have recently been recognized by EPA as one of the nation’s leading purchasers of Green Power for 2011. EPA, through the Green Power Partnership, works with more than 1,300 partner organizations that voluntarily use more than 21 billion kilowatt-hours of green power annually to reduce the environmental impacts of conventional electricity use. This is equivalent to avoiding the carbon dioxide emissions from the electricity use of over 1.8 million average American homes for a year. Green power is electricity generated from renewable resources such as solar, wind, geothermal, biogas, and low-impact hydro and produces no net increase of greenhouse gas emissions. Staples currently purchases renewable energy certificates (RECs), and direct renewable p...

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