Follett Press Releases

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Follett Receives Gold Zero Waste Facility Certification from the U.S. Zero Waste Business Council

October 27, 2015
WESTCHESTER, IL – As the higher education community gathers for the 2015 AASHE (Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education) Conference, Follett is proud to announce a major sustainability milestone for its Aurora Distribution Center (ADC) in Aurora, Ill. The facility, which supports its higher education business, has been awarded the Gold Zero Waste...

Skyo Awards Winner of Dirty Little Secret Contest with Trip to The Thirst Project's 5th Annual Thirst Gala

June 18, 2014
CHICAGO, IL – University of Florida student Sylvia Lai is the winner of Skyo's Dirty Little Secret photo contest. In partnership with The Thirst Project, Skyo sponsored the contest to engage students nationwide in spreading the world's dirty little secret - that nearly one billion people do not have access to clean water. Raising awareness of this stark reality...

Follett Achieves Two Million Pound Recycling Milestone

March 31, 2014
WESTCHESTER, IL – For 2013, Follett set a monthly goal to defer 95 percent of its Aurora Distribution Center’s total waste away from landfills through a robust recycle, reuse and repurpose program. Today, Follett proudly announces that it exceeded its goal. In the past year alone, the Aurora Distribution Center recycled more than two million pounds of waste. This ...