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Staples office achieves LEED Platinum certification

December 21, 2011
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ST. LOUIS — Staples Promotional Products has announced the achievement of important environmental milestones at its St. Louis office, according to a press release.

In recognition of its commitment to sustainability, the office has attained Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum certification — the highest level available in the LEED ranking system, the release stated.

According to the release, the St. Louis office was certified under the LEED for Commercial Interiors program, which recognizes "high-performance green interiors that are healthy, productive places to work; are less costly to operate and maintain; and have a reduced environmental footprint."

"We''re excited to have attained this certification and proud to have our associates working from a location that prioritizes health and environmental sustainability," said Rich Witaszak, vice president and general manager of Staples Promotional Products.

"Our LEED Platinum rating underscores Staples Promotional Products'' — and Staples'' overall — commitment to environmentally preferable practices in all aspects of our operations," Witaszak added.

Click here to read the complete release.

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