HONOLULU (AP) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is recognizing the U.S. Postal Service's Honolulu processing and distribution center for recycling more.
The EPA said in a news release Monday the postal service saved $650,000 because the center recycled more and generated less trash. The agency says the center achieved a recycling rate of nearly 71 percent.
The EPA declared the center a Federal Green Challenge Program leadership category winner.
The agency is also recognizing the Department of Housing and Urban Development's Honolulu office for reducing car commuting by 5 percent.
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park was singled out for educating park employees about ways to save energy.
The Federal Green Challenge encourages agencies to reduce the government's environmental impact.
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