Event 2/3: Santa Maria, California, Verizon Wireless Store Receives EPA's Coveted ENERGY STAR® Rating


The Verizon Wireless Communications Store in Santa Maria, California has earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) ENERGY STAR®, the national symbol for superior energy efficiency and environmental protection. The Santa Maria store is the 100 th Verizon Wireless retail store to receive the ENERGY STAR® certification, the most of any wireless retailer.

Representatives from Verizon Wireless, , and PG&E will be on hand to celebrate the 100th ENERGY STAR® recognition and giving away item to customers.

Customers stopping by the store are also encouraged to bring old phones and accessories through HopeLine®. Verizon Wireless helps the environment and survivors of domestic violence through its HopeLine® program by collecting no-longer-used wireless phones and equipment from any wireless service provider. Since October of 2001, when Verizon Wireless launched its national recycling program, 1.72 million phones have been properly disposed of in an environmentally sound way.


Friday, February 3, 2012 from 11:00am – 2:00pm


Verizon Wireless Communications Store570 E Betteravia Road, Suite A, Santa Maria, CA

About Verizon Wireless:Verizon Wireless operates the nation’s largest 4G LTE network and largest, most reliable 3G network. The company serves 108.7 million total wireless connections, including 92.2 million retail customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with nearly 82,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) and Vodafone (LSE, NASDAQ: VOD). For more information, visit www.verizonwireless.com. To preview and request broadcast-quality video footage and high-resolution stills of Verizon Wireless operations, log on to the Verizon Wireless Multimedia Library at www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia.