ENP Newswire - 30 September 2013
Release date- 26092013 - Toronto - Bullfrog Power, Canada's 100 per cent green energy provider, and Staples Canada, the leader in office supplies and Canada's largest online retailer, today announced a revolutionary green power initiative: the bullfrog powered printers program.
From now until October 25, any inkjet printer purchased at a Staples store location will be bullfrog powered with 100 per cent clean, pollution-free electricity for one full year, courtesy of Staples Canada.
The bullfrog powered printers program is an excellent example of how we're committed to helping Canadians reduce their environmental impact,' said Steve Matyas, President, Staples Canada. The move marks an important milestone in our efforts to offer our customers more sustainable product and service options.'
Until October 25, all inkjet printers sold in any of the more than 330 Staples stores across Canada will come bundled with green power. Bullfrog Power's generators will put 100 per cent renewable electricity onto the grid to match the amount of power estimated to be used in one year by all inkjet printers sold through the program. Across Canada, Bullfrog's electricity comes exclusively from wind and hydro facilities that have been certified as low impact by Environment Canada under its EcoLogoM program.
The bullfrog powered printers program is a novel approach to educating Canadians about the importance of choosing clean, pollution-free energy,' said Anthony Santilli, Vice President, Commercial Sales and Marketing, Bullfrog Power. Through this program, Staples Canada is helping to broaden awareness of climate change and the path forward to achieve a clean energy future in Canada.'
The bullfrog powered printers program is part of a broader clean energy partnership between Bullfrog Power and Staples Canada. Through the agreement, Bullfrog Power's generators put renewable electricity onto the grid to match the power used by the Staples Canada home office, Staples Advantage Canada home office and 11 Staples stores across Canada.
Energy is a key priority in Staples Canada's corporate social responsibility strategy, complementing its sustainable product sourcing and internal operations, corporate social responsibility programs and its offering of recycling programs to its customers. Its environmental initiatives include: