Award Recipients are Top Environmental Performers and Leaders for Freight Supply Chain Efficiency
PURCHASE, New York, November 5, 2020 – Lindenmeyr Munroe was honored with a SmartWay® Excellence Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as a true industry leader in freight supply chain environmental performance and energy efficiency.
As one of 58 truck and multimodal carriers to receive this distinction, Lindenmeyr Munroe represents the best environmental performers of SmartWay’s 3700 Partners. This year’s awards were announced at a virtual press event hosted by the EPA with its SmartWay Partners, key stakeholders and media in attendance.
“EPA is pleased to honor these SmartWay Partners with a 2020 Excellence Award,” said Karl Simon, Director, EPA’s Transportation & Climate Division. “These carrier Award recipients continue to lead through these challenging times, working diligently to deliver to our families the goods and supplies we need each day, while contributing to a healthier, more sustainable future for our children.”
EPA’s SmartWay Transport Partnership is a market-driven initiative that empowers businesses to move goods in the cleanest, most energy-efficient way possible, while protecting public health and reducing air pollution. Demonstrating a commitment to corporate sustainability and social responsibility through SmartWay provides for a more competitive business environment, while enabling partners to make freight decisions that have a positive impact on efficiency and the environment.
Since 2004, SmartWay Partners have avoided emitting more than 134 million metric tons of harmful air pollution, while saving 280 million barrels of oil and $37.5 billion in fuel costs – equivalent to eliminating annual energy use in over 18 million homes. SmartWay partners also help protect clean and healthy air by significantly reducing pollution that contributes to smog, including fine particulate matter and nitrogen oxides.
For more information on SmartWay, please visit: www.epa.gov/smartway/
For more information about the SmartWay Excellence Awards, please visit: https://www.epa.gov/smartway/smartway-excellence-awardees
About Lindenmeyr Munroe
Serving the distribution business for over 150 years, Lindenmeyr Munroe maintains its commitment to providing exceptional service with ongoing investments in people, inventory, and innovative solutions. Representing the finest world-class manufacturers in every product category, the company’s strategically located warehouses are well stocked with the most in-depth and diverse selection of paper, packaging, wide format, and digital substrates. For more information, visit LindenmeyrMunroe.com.