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OfficeMax Environmental Policy

OfficeMax strives to promote sustainability and minimize the adverse environmental impacts of our operations and products in a manner responsive to the needs of our customers, our shareholders, our associates, our suppliers, the communities in which we operate, and the public. We commit to supplying our products and services in a manner that minimizes adverse environmental impacts by being sensitive to environmental issues throughout our business systems.

This policy applies to all associates and operations of OfficeMax Incorporated, including wholly–owned or majority-owned subsidiaries, and joint ventures for which we have management control. All associates are expected to understand their responsibilities for environmental compliance and management. They must comply with the letter and intent of this policy and the environmental laws and regulations relevant to their respective jobs.

OfficeMax will:

  • Comply with all applicable laws, regulations and internally-established environmental performance standards
  • Communicate this policy to all associates
  • Establish meaningful and measurable goals for environmental performance and communicating our performance to our stakeholders
  • Promote sustainability by conserving resources in conducting our operations and giving it consideration in the procurement of the products we distribute
  • Seek opportunities to continuously improve our ability to identify, measure and control the environmental impacts of our operations and products
  • Maintain an open and constructive dialogue on environmental issues with our key stakeholders.

The success of our company depends on responsible environmental stewardship. We will continue to build on our strong record of meeting our environmental commitments.

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