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25 Sep: Best Buy Earns 2 EPA Awards and a Leading CDP Rating

Pictured are Mathy Stanislaus, Assistant Administrator, U.S. EPA Office of Solid Waste & Emergency Response; Scott Weislow, Senior Director of Environmental Services at Best Buy; and Tim Dunn, Senior Manager of Environmental Affairs at Best Buy.

Just a week after announcing it had achieved its 1 billion pounds e-cycling goal, Best Buy has been recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with two sustainability awards.

On Tuesday, the EPA honored Best Buy through the national 2014 Sustainable Materials Management (SMM) Electronics Challenge.

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03 Apr: EPA Names Best Buy 2014 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year

AWD_POY2014lgBest Buy is the only consumer electronics retailer to be named 2014 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Ceremonies recognizing Best Buy’s  substantial contributions to reducing greenhouse gas emissions and educating consumers about energy efficiency will be held on April 29 in Washington, D.C.

Here’s why the EPA named Best Buy a Partner of the Year:

Just last year, U.S. customers bought more than 20 million ENERGY STAR certified products, helping save more than $76 million in utility bills.

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13 Dec: Ryan Danczak’s First Flight Ever Will Be to Dallas for the Ultimate Gamers Showdown

Winona State senior Ryan Danczak will be boarding a plane for the first time ever this weekend.

And the inaugural flight couldn’t have come under sweeter circumstances.

The 22-year-old Marshfield, Wis. native won the Richfield, Minn., tour leg of the Best Buy Ultimate Gamers Showdown, coming out on top of a 50-player field on Thursday, Dec. 12. All in front of nearly 500 spectators, including Vikings running back Toby Gerhart.

Danczak won an all-expenses paid trip to Dallas to compete against seven of the nation’s best Madden 25® players on the world’s largest HD screen at AT&T Stadium.