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Green Award Nominees for 2013 Due April 3

Green Award Nominees for 2013 Due April 3
GREEN AWARD NOMINATIONS DUE APRIL 3, 2013

PASADENA, Calif.—Are you a “Green Superstar” or do you know somebody who is?  The City of Pasadena wants to publicly recognize local businesses, non-profits, schools, artists and individuals who have demonstrated outstanding efforts to improve Pasadena’s environment. 

Applicants may nominate themselves or another party may nominate them.  Green City Award applications must be received by 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 3.  Application forms are available online at www.cityofpasadena.net.  Click on the “Green City Awards Application” on the homepage under FYI Pasadena. 

Completed award applications may be emailed to recycle@cityofpasadena.net or faxed to (626) 744-7085.  You may also mail applications to: City of Pasadena, Department of Public Works/SMIWM Division,  Attn: Gabriel Silva, P.O Box 7115, Pasadena, CA 91109. 

For more information regarding the Green City Awards contact Gabriel Silva, Environmental Programs Manager, at (626)744-4721, or recycle@cityofpasadena.net. 

The 2013 Green City Awards will be presented during the Earth and Arts Festival on April 20. The award program includes eight categories: 

           Energy—conservation, alternative energy generation/purchasing 

           Waste Reduction—reducing, reusing, recycling, composting 

           Urban Design—green building, urban planning, green jobs 

           Urban Nature—tree planting, habitat protection, litter abatement 

           Transportation—clean vehicles, congestion reduction, public transit 

           Environmental Health—toxic reduction, organic foods, air quality improvement 

           Water—conservation, pollution prevention, waste water reduction 

           Innovation/Start-up—new concepts or ideas, trail blazers 

For more information about the City of Pasadena, go online to www.cityofpasadena.net. 

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 15, 2013 #025-13 

NEWS MEDIA CONTACTS: Stacy Houser, Department of Public Works, (626) 744-4452, shouser@cityofpasadena.net, or William H. Boyer, Pasadena Public Information Officer, City Manager’s Office, (626) 744-4755, wboyer@cityofpasadena.net 

 

 

Posted: 3/18/2013 08:00:00 AM