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NetApp, Inc.

December 16, 2010 08:00 ET

NetApp Wins 2010 WRAP Award From California Integrated Waste Management Board

SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwire - December 16, 2010) - As part of the Waste Reduction Awards Program (WRAP), the California Integrated Waste Management Board recently honored NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) with a 2010 WRAP award. The award recognizes NetApp's corporate waste and recycling program, and achievements in minimizing environmental impact through the conscientious use of products, activities, and services. This is the fourth consecutive year that NetApp has received a WRAP award.

News Facts
The California Integrated Waste Management Board honored NetApp for:

  • Diverting over 1.3 million pounds of materials from landfill in 2009, including over 450,000 pounds of construction materials and over 7,000 pounds of packaging foams
  • Prevention and reuse programs for packaging materials, electronics, office furniture, office supplies, and landscaping waste
  • Purchasing office supplies with high recycled content, such as office paper, packaging materials, and janitorial supplies
  • Giving preference to environmentally responsible cleaning supplies, ENERGY STAR-rated items, energy-efficient light bulbs, and compostable disposables

Award Detail

  • This WRAP award is the latest in a series of recent awards for NetApp's sustainability efforts, including the CPSC Infinity Arrow award and the SNW Best Practices award in the Energy Efficiency, Green Computing, and Data Center category.
  • NetApp's corporate waste-management program is ISO 14001 certified and eliminates waste from landfills through reducing consumption, reuse, and recycling.
  • As a high-tech company, NetApp places special emphasis on recycling electronic waste (e-waste), both from operations and customers at a product's end-of-life. This effort has diverted over 99%, or 2 million pounds, of potential e-waste from landfills since the start of the program.
  • In all, NetApp diverts more than 50% of all waste from landfills by using recycled, biodegradable, and/or compostable supplies throughout our offices and facilities.
  • NetApp also has a foam-densification process to reduce the large volume of packaging foams.

Supporting Quote

  • Thom Bryant, vice president of Workplace Resources at NetApp:
    "Environmental responsibility is a core value at NetApp, and we emphasize this in every aspect of the business. Efficiency is not only responsible, but we believe it helps us and our customers do more with less and free up resources that can be used to innovate for the future. We appreciate being recognized by the California Waste Management Board for a fourth straight year."

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