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Deadline for Nominations of Local (Belltown Business) Sustainability Awards Due October 8th

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

October 3, 2013

Contact:

Hannah   Kett, Sustainable Seattle, 206-622-3522 or hannahk@sustainableseattle.org

 Deadline for Nominations of Local Sustainability Awards Nearing

Sustainable Seattle is Looking for Nominations for Sustainability Leadership Awards

SEATTLE,   WA – Nominations are currently being accepted from the community for the   Sustainability Leadership Awards, an annual event recognizing the   individuals, businesses, and organizations working to build a healthy and   vibrant Puget Sound region.  Submissions are due Tuesday, October 8.

The   Sustainability Leadership Awards, started in 2001 by local non-profit   Sustainable Seattle, recognize the accomplishments of those raising the bar   for sustainability in the Seattle area.  These nominations celebrate and   encourage positive change as well as appropriately recognize the time and   energy invested in transforming neighborhoods, businesses, and quality of   life.

 “Seattle   is often referred to as one the nation’s most progressive cities,” said Terri   Butler, Executive Director of Sustainable Seattle.   Adding,   “the Sustainability Leadership Awards celebrate those contributing to   that reputation. “

Seattle   area community members are encouraged to submit nominations for the following   categories: Sustainability Hero, a category for an outstanding individual   contributor; Significant Newcomer, Creative Solution, or Setting an Example   categories for businesses; and Transforming Spaces, Resource Impact, or   Transportation categories for communities. Multiple nominations are   encouraged and self-nomination is accepted, with the exception of the   Sustainability Hero category.  Find more http://sustainableseattle.org/component/content/article/43-awards/316-nominate.

Independent   judging teams will select the winner for each category. The Award winners   will be announced on November 8 at the Sustainability Leadership Awards   dinner at MOHAI.  Learn more and purchase tickets http://slawards2013.brownpapertickets.com/.

This   event is made possible through support from Seattle City Light, King County Wastewater Treatment Division, and Scope 5.

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 Sustainable   Seattle is a 501(c)3   non-profit focused on the long-term health and sustainability of the greater   Seattle area.  Founded in 1991, Sustainable Seattle works with   individuals, organizations, and businesses to revitalize our environment,   build community and accelerate the adoption of sustainable practices.    Our programs use environmental action, education and inspiration to build a   thriving and livable future. www.sustainableseattle.org

 

Download PDF at http://www.sustainableseattle.org/images/press-release-deadline-for-nominations-of-local-sustainability-awards-nearing.pdfView https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.515681598450035.119351.212163275468537&type=3 of the 2012 Sustainability Leadership   Awards

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