Checklist: Green Business Koch Industries receives the EPA's highest honor.
Posted on Oct 4, 2017 06:00am

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For their dedication to environmental protection through energy efficiency, Koch Industries has been awarded the Environmental Protection Agency's ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Award for 2017. And their Earth-saving efforts have been ongoing. Since 2012, says the EPA's Toxic Release Inventory Report, Koch has reduced production-related waste by a full 33 percent; and since 2009 they've received more than 12,000 commendations for safety practices and environmental responsibility.

Manufacturers of a wide range of everyday essentials (glass products, paper cups, fabric and fertilizers to name a few), with 300 sites across the country, Koch invested more than $600 million in pro-environment projects in 2015 and 2016—many of them aimed at providing state-of-the-art training on energy-conserving practices and planet-friendly technologies. We say, keep up the green work!

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