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E-waste not, want not

Electronic devices of all kinds are being rendered obsolete or outdated at a rate never seen before. This also means…

Why choose sustainability?

Google’s motto has evolved from ‘Don’t be Evil’ to ‘Do the Right Thing; 83% of Apple’s power comes from renewables;…

EPA honours ISSA sustainability dashboard

Cleaning industry association ISSA has been recognised as a SmartWay Affiliate Challenge Honouree by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).EPA…

Kimberly-Clark receives eco award

Kimberly-Clark has been honoured for its environmental measures with its seventh SmartWay Excellence Award.The award, organised by the US Environmental…

Green Thinking 2016

Some issues are perennial favourites: paper and its role; last mile delivery and its evolution; carbon footprint and the growing…

Eco labelling unravelled

Eco labelsEU EcolabelOver 37,000 products and services currently display the EU Ecolabel, covering everything from detergents to shoes and paints…

The environmental paper chase

Paper manufacturers are often vilified over green policies and sustainability, but – with just a few exceptions – it seems…

Staples gains Energy Star Partner of the Year

For the fifth consecutive year, Staples has been recognised with a 2015 Energy Star Partner of the Year – Sustained…

Staples Advantage launches electronics recycling service

According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), global e-waste is expected to more than double by 2016 to 93.5 million…

Electronic waste

Waste proposalIt wasn’t long ago that electronic waste management (EWM) was seen as an onerous area that merely added another…

Depot partners with Energy Star

 Office Depot has signed up to an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) programme to become an Energy Star commercial buildings partner. The…

Energy Star rules tightened

 Manufacturers who want their products certified with the Energy Star label face stricter controls after a report found that fictitious…

Another Energy Star award for 3M

 3M has been named a winner of the Energy Star award for its energy conservation efforts for the sixth year…

Paradigm signs up to WasteWise programme

 The Paradigm Group is seeking to bolster its environmental policy by partnering with the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) voluntary WasteWise…

HP expands EPA SmartWay programme

 HP says that it has qualified all PC, printing and server products shipped throughout US and Canada for the Environmental…

Steelcase recognised for waste reduction

 Furniture manufacturer Steelcase has been honoured with a Gold Achievement Award for Product Stewardship from WasteWise, an Environmental Protection Agency…

Depot rewarded for green efforts

26 October 2007 — Delray Beach (FL): Office Depot has received the environmental excellence award from the US Environmental Protection…

Haworth wins People’s Choice Award

8 October 2007 — Holland (MI): Office furniture maker Haworth has won the People's Choice Award recognising its green building…

Depot cuts carbon footprint

 29 August 2007 — Delray Beach (FL): Office Depot has announced that it has achieved a 10.1 percent absolute reduction…

Staples rolls out computer recycling programme

21 May 2007 — Framingham (MA):Staples has become the first US retailer to offer instore computer recycling every day. Staples…

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Exclusive: Noble relishing new role at Complete Business Solutions

OPI catches up with Adam Noble, the Managing Director of successful UK dealer Irongate who has recently also taken on…