SOURCE: Boise Inc.

Boise Inc.

April 20, 2011 21:28 ET

Boise Inc. Named Green Seal Mail Partner for Dedication to the Environmental Improvement of Mail

BENSENVILLE, IL--(Marketwire - Apr 20, 2011) - Washington, D.C.-based Green Seal, the premier non-profit environmental certification organization, is pleased to announce that Boise Inc. has been recognized as the first Green Seal Mail Partner.

As a Green Seal Mail Partner, Boise's paper business has demonstrated a commitment to environmental stewardship throughout the mail supply chain by engaging in more sustainable business practices and improving the environmental attributes of their products. Boise has worked with Green Seal to develop a set of third-party validated goals and an action plan for environmental improvement.

The Green Seal Mail Partnership Program was developed with input from suppliers, mailers, shippers, mail services, retailers, non-profit organizations, government agencies, and industry organizations. The program is available to organizations that are engaged actively in the mail supply chain, including suppliers and mailers. The Partnership has prerequisites and an action plan requirement, and includes ongoing monitoring of progress on the Partner's action plan. Information about the Green Seal Mail Partnership Program can be found at http://www.greenseal.org/mail.aspx.

About Boise Paper
Headquartered in Boise, Idaho, Boise Inc. (NYSE: BZ) manufactures packaging products and papers including corrugated containers, containerboard, label and release and flexible packaging papers, imaging papers for the office and home, printing and converting papers, newsprint, and market pulp. Our employees are committed to delivering excellent value while managing our businesses to sustain environmental resources for future generations. Visit our website at www.BoiseInc.com.

About Green Seal
Founded in 1989, Green Seal is an independent non-profit organization that works to achieve environmental sustainability by identifying and promoting environmentally responsible products, purchasing, and production. Green Seal does this through its development of leadership sustainability standards; certification of more sustainable products, services, and companies; environmental partnership programs; and education for businesses and consumers.

For more information call (202) 872-6400 or email partnerships@greenseal.org.

Contact Information

  • PRESS CONTACTS:
    Denise Tripamer
    Marketing Communications Manager
    Boise Inc.
    630-227-3463

    Linda Chipperfield
    Vice President, Marketing & Outreach
    Green Seal, Inc.