From left, USPS Chief Sustainability Officer Tom Day, USPS Sustainability Project Integration Specialist Dianne Shoaf, White House Council on Environmental Quality Chair Nancy Sutley and Christopher Lu, Cabinet Secretary and co-chair of the Executive Office of the President.
From left, USPS Chief Sustainability Officer Tom Day, USPS Sustainability Project Integration Specialist Dianne Shoaf, White House Council on Environmental Quality Chair Nancy Sutley and Christopher Lu, Cabinet Secretary and co-chair of the Executive Office of the President.

Dianne Shoaf of the USPS Office of Sustainability received the White House Council on Environmental Quality 2012 GreenGov Presidential Award for leading the Postal Service's Lean Green team initiative.

The award honors federal agency teams and individuals who coordinate innovative approaches to curbing waste, reducing energy and water use and saving money in operations. Shoaf engaged postal employees in the practical implementation of low- and no-cost "Green Team" projects across the country, a key USPS strategy focus area.