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von Drehle awarded 2012 sustainability award

October 15, 2012

DULLES, VA — National Independent Sanitary Supply Companies (NISSCO) recognizes the sustainability efforts of von Drehle Corporation by awarding the company its 2012 Preferred Supplier Sustainability Award, according to a press release.

von Drehle CorporationThe presentation will be made by Mark Bozich, president of NISSCO, to Steve von Drehle, president of von Drehle Corporation, at the 2012 ISSA/INTERCLEAN North America trade show in tbooth 4031 on Wednesday, October 17, at 11 a.m., the release stated.

"In July of this year, we received Green Seal re-certification for the majority of our towel and tissue products," said Steve von Drehle, president of von Drehle Corporation.

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"This new GS-1 Green Seal standard has stricter and more comprehensive guidelines for environmental, health and social requirements, so we are proud to earn this additional certification illustrating our environmental commitment," von Drehle added.

According to the release, additional environmental stewardship practiced by von Drehle Corporation includes its reduction of lighting energy consumption by over $100,000 each year, reduction of  its stock roll consumption by 25 percent and conversion of its back-up fuel source from diesel fuel to propane for a cleaner alternative with an unlimited shelf life.

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