CHEP USA was named a 2014 “Top Green Provider” by Food Logistics Magazine.
This is CHEP’s seventh consecutive year to be on the publication’s Top Green Providers list, according to a news release. The list recognizes companies whose product, service or leadership enhances sustainability within the food and beverage industry.
“CHEP is honored to be included in this list once again in 2014,” Matthew Harris, sustainability manager for CHEP USA, said in the release. “Receiving this acknowledgement from Food Logistics is a testament to our fundamental commitment to sustainability throughout our organization and the relationships we’ve established with world-class manufacturers and retailers, third-party providers, and suppliers.
CHEP has five-year goals that will minimize environmental impacts, including:
- Reduce Greenhouse Gas emissions by 20% from a 2010 baseline;
- Source 100% of lumber for CHEP USA wooden pallets from certified sources by 2015;
- Send zero lumber waste to landfill by 2015; and
- Secure year-over-year reductions in water consumption and waste generation.