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Phone: 360.337.4598
Date: March 1, 2011

Toni Fuller, Kitsap County Solid Waste Technician
360.337.5777 or

No: 11-015

2011 Earth Day Awards Nominations Sought

(Port Orchard) – Kitsap County Solid Waste Division is sponsoring the 19th 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.

The following Earth Day Awards recognize individuals, schools, clubs, organizations or businesses:

Partners in Environmental Education
Recipient integrates the concepts of waste reduction, recycling, and/or sustainability into basic curriculum or specialized program.

Best Hazardous Waste Program
Recipient creates a safer environment by using alternatives to hazardous products by changing practices or processes.

Excellence in Environmental Leadership
Recipient demonstrates a leadership role in sustainability, waste reduction, recycling, hazardous waste management or green building.

Excellence in Recycling
Recipient acts to further recycling by using innovative programs, ideas and efforts, or whose influence has increased recycling in their community.

Submissions must be received by the end of business on Friday March 18, 2011. 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 25, 2011 with a reception following.

To Nominate a Candidate on-line click here



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