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Appleton Coated Recognized as one of National Top 100 Partners in EPA Green Power Partnership Rankings

EPA Green Power Partnership

July 29, 2016 - Appleton Coated announced that it is one of the 100 Top Partner companies recognized by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) this week for its use of Green Power.

Appleton Coated has been a Partner with the EPA Green Power Partnership® since 2011 and named to the National Top 100 in 2014 and 2015. Appleton Coated's Green Power is matched with Green-e® certified Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs). Appleton Coated is one of only 2 paper mills on the list alongside other Top 100 members Apple, Pearson, Starbucks, and University of Wisconsin.

Appleton Coated CEO Doug Osterberg comments, “We are very pleased to be recognized by the United States EPA for our efforts,” said Doug Osterberg, CEO of Appleton Coated. “At Appleton Coated our commitment to sustainable practices includes the products we make and the power we use to make them. We want to make it easy for all of our customers — including many who are also Top 100 partners — to choose environmentally responsible paper products. We want to assure them that they are working with a mill partner that prioritizes sustainability practices internally and in the market place.”

About EPA Green Power Partnership

The Green Power Partnership is a voluntary program that encourages organizations to use green power as a way to reduce the environmental impacts associated with electricity use. The Partnership currently has more than 1,300 Partner organizations voluntarily using billions of kilowatt-hours of green power annually. Partners include a wide variety of leading organizations such as Fortune 500® companies; small and medium sized businesses; local, state, and federal governments; and colleges and universities. For additional information, please visit http://www.epa.gov/greenpower.

Appleton Coated is a manufacturer and distributor of coated, uncoated, specialty and technical papers. To learn more, please visit www.AppletonCoated.com.

SOURCE: Appleton Coated LLC