Mayor’s Environmental Excellence Awards

Is your business or non-profit kicking some green you-know-what? Then perhaps you should consider applying for the 2010 Mayor’s Environmental Excellence Awards.

Now in it’s second year, the award recognizes winners in the following categories:

-Construction/Development
-Partner (Association or Nonprofit)
-Restaurant/Food Service
-Innovation in Green Products or Services
-Hotel
-Small Business (100 or fewer employees)
-Large Business (More than 100 employees)

The awards recognize environmental stewardship, innovative best practices, pollution prevention, and resource conservation.

Applications and instructions can be found online along with case studies about last year’s award winners including Poste and  The Fairmont Hotel.

The application deadline is January 29, 2010, and awards will be distributed in the spring. For more information, contact Mary Lynn Wilhere at the DDOE, (202) 535-1939, marylynn.wilhere@dc.gov.