Monday, February 21st, 2011 - 10:50
“We provide universal service at affordable rates, so reducing energy and fuel
use helps us keep our costs under control as well as provide the trusted service
that Americans expect.”
In 2009, the U.S. Postal Service collected, sorted, and delivered more than 177 billion pieces of mail. Finding more sustainable ways to process this mail and lower the carbon footprint of such a massive effort continues to be a central goal of the U.S. Postal Service. We spoke with Sam Pulcrano, Vice President of Sustainability at the U.S. Postal Service, about his leadership in forging sustainable operations, reducing the Postal Service’s carbon footprint, being good environmental stewards, and how it is leveraging innovation in all its sustainability efforts.