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October 3, 2013
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.
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
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