- Recycled plastic makes great chock blocks. // BioCycle;Dec96, Vol. 37 Issue 12, p25
Reports that Alton Labs in Massachusetts won a bid from the United States Postal Service to manufacture chock blocks made of 100 percent recycled plastic for the agency's fleet of vehicles. Use of unsorted, dirty plastic from materials recovery facilities.
- Alton to make blocks for post office fleet. // Plastics News;12/2/1996, Vol. 8 Issue 40, p9
Reports that Alton Labs has won a bid with the US Postal Service in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to make a 100 percent recycled plastic chock blocks for the fleet vehicles.
- Recycled plastic makes great chock blocks. // In Business;Nov/Dec96, Vol. 18 Issue 6, p10
Presents information on the awarded to Bob Mann, of Alton Labs, supported by The Chelsea Center for Recycling and Economic Development in Chelsea, Massachusetts, by the United States Postal Service, to produce chock blocks made of recycled plastic. Description of chock blocks; How the chock...
- Hitting back at e-mail. // Bank Marketing;May98, Vol. 30 Issue 5, p13
Discloses that the US Postal Service has rolled out a national print and direct-mail advertising campaign in the United States to get banks to use mail more.
- How the mail gets to us. Bahro, R. // Boys' Life;Jun91, Vol. 81 Issue 6, p22
Explores some of the fabulous machines used by the Postal Service and explains how letters reach their destination. Facer canceler; Optical character reader; Bar code sorting machine; What a mailman does with his mail to be delivered. INSET: When the mail sometimes didn't get to us; The...
- In honor of a rabbit. // Christian Science Monitor;3/12/97, Vol. 89 Issue 73, p20
Editorial. Questions whether the United States Postal Service has adapted bad policies of honoring various persons and fictitious characters on stamps. Commemorative stamp of Elvis Presley; Plans to honor Bugs Bunny; Efforts of the service to make money.
- Postal program boosts writing. // Curriculum Review;Apr96, Vol. 35 Issue 8, p7
Reports on the success of the US Postal Service's Wee Deliver program. Interest of students in the hands-on project.
- Post office sends cheery message. Ichniowski, Tom // ENR: Engineering News-Record;1/10/94, Vol. 232 Issue 2, p6
Features the U.S. Post Service. 1994 fiscal budget; Planned annual spending through 1998; Capital plan approved by the Board of Governors; Two major jobs cleared; Design-build team; 1993 facilities spending; Percentage of work force reduction.
- Postal mystery `device'. Elvin, John // Insight on the News;3/10/97, Vol. 13 Issue 9, p35
Reports on the U.S. Postal Service offering of reward to return three stolen `devices' in Miami, Florida. Postal Service's decision not to reveal what the devices are.