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Convaid shipping goes green

March 26, 2014HME News Staff

TORRANCE, Calif. - Convaid has joined the “UPS carbon neutral” program, which allows shippers to offset the environmental impact of transporting freight with contributions based on each shipment's CO2 emissions. Convaid ships about 80 packages each day. With an average “UPS carbon neutral” contribution of five cents per package, the company will be putting $1,040 each year toward projects that have included reforestation, landfill gas destruction, wastewater treatment and...

Convaid, Environment, United Parcel Service (UPS)

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Wright & Filippis drives down costs

November 29, 2010Liz Beaulieu, Editor

ROCHESTER, Mich. - Wright & Filippis has a cab ride in Las Vegas to thank for a new initiative that will not only save the provider money but also make it more “green.” “Our leadership was attending Medtrade West three years ago and took a cab that was powered by propane,” said Tom Hopkins, the distribution and fleet manager at Wright & Filippis. “A.J. Filippis (president) came back and said, 'We should be looking into this.'” Fast forward to Medtrade in November,...

Costs, Delivery, Environment, Fuel

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