ENERGY STAR Challenge Participant Story

Loveland, Ohio
Date Joined: January 27, 2011

xpedx, a business of International Paper (NYSE: IP), is North Americas largest marketer and distributor of printing papers and graphics supplies and equipment. It is also a major distributor of packaging supplies and equipment, and janitorial-sanitary supplies and equipment. xpedx also provides third-party logistics services for companies worldwide through xpedx Supply Chain Services in Tampa, Fla. xpedx is one of the largest providers of post-consumer waste content and recycled printing papers in North America and is nationally certified for Chain of Custody to standards established by the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI), Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) and Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification" (PEFC) certification.

xpedx has initiated a program to train our employees and our customers on sustainability and how we can all be more environmentally conscious. This program consists of presentations, events and brochures, policies and programs targeted to educate and promote sustainable practices.

xpedx communicates the benefits of energy efficiency through ENERGY STAR to our community through press releases, brochures and displaying the ENERGY STAR plaque on our buildings that are certified.

xpedx is working with 8 of our largest locations to become ENERGY STAR certified by the end of 2011.   For locations that are not owned by xpedx, we are working collaboratively with the building owners to share our information and participate in the certification process which enables expertise they can use in their other buildings.

Contact Information:
Michelle Kennedy
513-965-2608 (phone) (email)