Images of Kitsap County
Public Communications (MS-11)
614 Division Street, Port Orchard, WA
Phone: 360.337.4598
 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 Date:

 February 22, 2010

 Contact:

 Toni Fuller
Kitsap County Solid Waste Technician

 Phone:

 360-337-5777

 No:

 2010-13

2010 Earth Day Awards Nominations Sought

(Port Orchard) Earth Day celebrates 40 years! Kitsap County Solid Waste Division is sponsoring the 18th annual Earth Day Awards, presented to individual citizens, organizations and businesses for their innovative environmental programs or projects. Nominations are sought for exemplary environmental leadership in sustainability, waste reduction, recycling and hazardous waste management. Outstanding achievers make a difference in their choices and lead the way as they make others aware of environmental issues.

Earth Day Award Categories:

Partners in Environmental Education
Recognizes an individual, school, club, or non-profit group integrating the concepts of waste reduction, recycling, and/or sustainability into basic curriculum or specialized program.

Best Hazardous Waste Program
Recognizes an individual, school, club, group, organization, or business, whose program has created a safer environment by using alternatives to hazardous products by changing practices or processes.

Excellence in Environmental Leadership
Recognizes a business exemplifying leadership qualities in programs or projects emphasizing sustainability, waste reduction, recycling, hazardous waste management or green building.

Excellence in Recycling
Recognizes an individual or organization whose actions have significantly furthered recycling by using innovative programs, ideas and efforts, or whose influence has increased recycling in their community.

Submissions and supporting documentation must be received by the end of business on Friday March 12, 2010. The awards committee reserves the right to move submissions into other categories. Self-nominations are encouraged.

Award winners will be recognized at the Board of County Commissioners meeting on April 12, 2010 with a reception following.

To Nominate a Candidate on-line click here

###


To contact the Public Communications Manager, 
call Doug Bear at 360-337-4598 or email: dbear@co.kitsap.wa.us

Last Updated:  May 27, 2014