Rochester Printing Company Wins Coveted Pollution Prevention Achievement Award

Going green pays off for Monroe Litho




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Chris Pape, owner of Monroe Litho, earned the Pollution Prevention Achievement Award from New York State Pollution Prevention Institute, which is housed at Rochester Institute of Technology.

Rochester printing company Monroe Litho is being recognized by the New York State Pollution Prevention Institute for leadership in sustainability with the printing industry.

The company will be awarded the Pollution Prevention Achievement Award for its environmental initiatives with High Tech Rochester, the Regional Technology Development Center, for reducing process waste by 100 percent and water usage by 5.9 percent, decreasing emissions by 29 percent, as well as reducing fuel used in the transportation of paper by 31 percent.

Anahita Williamson, director of NYSP2I, which is housed at Rochester Institute of Technology, will present the award, along with Assemblyman Harry Bronson, Sen. Joe Robach, City of Rochester Department of Environmental Services Commissioner Paul Holahan and representatives from High Tech Rochester, to Monroe Litho during a ceremony at the company’s headquarters on June 30.

WHAT: The Pollution Prevention Achievement Award will be presented to Monroe Litho by the New York State Pollution Prevention Institute

WHEN: 10 a.m. June 30

WHERE: Monroe Litho, 39 Delevan St., Rochester

WHO: NYSP2I, High Tech Rochester, Assemblyman Harry Bronson, Sen. Joe Robach and City of Rochester Department of Environmental Services Commissioner Paul Holahan, will present Monroe Litho with the 2011 Pollution Prevention Achievement Award

MEDIA PARKING: There is parking in front of the building on Delevan Street

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Chris Pape, owner of Monroe Litho, earned the Pollution Prevention Achievement Award from New York State Pollution Prevention Institute, which is housed at Rochester Institute of Technology.