USPS to Lower Carbon Footprint 20% – Eco-Win
While exempt from government regulation, the United States Postal Service has taken the initiative to reduce petroleum use by 20 percent by 2015 and greenhouse gas emissions by 20 percent by 2020. Additionally, the agency will trim energy use 30 percent by 2015, it announced in 2008.
By Annie B. Bond, the best-selling and award-winning author of five healthy/green living books, including Better Basics for the Home (Three Rivers Press, 1999), Home Enlightenment, Clean & Green (1990), and most recently True Food (National Geographic, 2010 and winner of Gourmand Awards Best Health and Nutrition Cookbook in the World). She has authored literally thousands of articles and was named “the foremost expert on green living” by Body & Soul magazine (2009).