January 14, 2009
Contact: Rebecca Wiley, Velocity Print Solutions
518.370.1158 ext. 228
For Immediate Release
Albany, NY –
Velocity Print Solutions has been recognized as the January featured customer on the Community Energy, Inc. website: www.newwindenergy.com for its commitment to purchase Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) equal to 100 percent of its energy use. Velocity is also a Leadership Club member in the EPA Green Power Partnership Program.
Velocity Print Solutions will purchase 1,368,000 kilowatt hours (kWhs) of Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) in 2009 for all 3 plant locations. The environmental benefit from this purchase is estimated to be the equivalent of preventing 846 metric tons of carbon dioxide from being released into the atmosphere, the impact of which is equivalent to planting more than 760 acres of trees each year or taking 177 cars off the road.
Velocity Print Solutions, a northeast based company with offices in Lynn, MA; Middlebury, CT and Scotia, NY, provides a complete range of services which include digital and offset printing, promotional products, mailing, distribution and fulfillment. Velocity is also a Certified Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Chain of Custody printer for all three locations. Customers can choose environmentally responsible paper for print projects and know that they are supporting the harvesting of wood from well managed forests.