Sen. Hune: Howell business receives award

LANSING–Battery Solutions Inc., of Howell, was recently awarded AT&T’s 2011 “Supplier Sustainability Award,” said Sen. Joe Hune, R-Hamburg Township.

“At Battery Solutions Incorporated, we work hard to protect human health and the environment by offering battery recycling solutions for businesses, government and households,” said Jeremy Sova, vice president of Battery Solutions, Inc. “Our success is a result of our knowledge, expertise and most of all passion for what we do, and we are grateful to AT&T for its business and its recognition of our efforts.”

Battery Solutions Inc. is one of only four suppliers in the country to receive the 2011 AT&T Sustainability Supplier Award.

“AT&T does business with suppliers all across the world and to have a Howell job provider recognized for its effort is a great point of pride for our community,” Hune said. “Congratulations to Jeremy and his entire team, and thanks to AT&T for this local honor.”

AT&T Michigan President Jim Murray said, “AT&T suppliers earning this Sustainability Award have demonstrated great initiative and innovation in the area of sustainability. They have delivered solid improvements that have helped support AT&T’s ongoing sustainability efforts in Michigan and around the country. These awards acknowledge the contributions of our suppliers by highlighting those who stood out in providing exceptional value and advancing our programs beyond expectations.”

According to its website, Battery Solutions Inc. has implemented and refined fully-managed battery recycling systems for thousands of corporations, organizations, municipalities, and government agencies throughout the United States for more than 35 years.

AT&T is one of the world’s leading data, voice, wireless and Internet service providers.