MARYLAND GREEN REGISTRY NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR ANNUAL LEADERSHIP AWARDS

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Adrienne Diaczok
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Jay Apperson
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MARYLAND GREEN REGISTRY NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR ANNUAL LEADERSHIP AWARDS
 Applications due April 26

BALTIMORE, MD (April 3, 2017) – The Maryland Green Registry is now accepting applications for the eighth annual Maryland Green Registry Leadership Awards. Interested organizations should submit an application highlighting their sustainable environmental practices and the measurable results achieved, as well as information about their organization’s commitment to continual improvement in sustainable operations. The Registry is a free program that assists businesses and other organizations by promoting and recognizing sustainable practices. Collectively, Registry members have saved more than $104 million annually through sustainable practices.

The 2017 Maryland Green Registry Leadership Award winners will be announced at the annual awards and membership event to be held June 14, 2017 at the Governor Calvert House in Annapolis. The event will also include a prize drawing for the Maryland Green Registry’s Look for the Leak campaign, which encourages members to look for and repair leaks in both water pipes and compressed air systems.

MORE INFORMATION:

The Maryland Green Registry includes more than 480 member organizations of all types and sizes including businesses, schools, and government facilities. The online member profiles help to inspire other organizations by sharing practical, proven practices that reduce environmental impacts and save money.

Past Leadership Awards have gone to a variety of organization types and sizes throughout the state. See here for list of prior winners.

CORE FACTS:

  • The Maryland Green Registry is now accepting applications for its annual Leadership Awards. Applications will be accepted through Wednesday, April 26, 2017.

  • Applicants must be members of the Maryland Green Registry. To join this free program, Maryland organizations should visit the Maryland Green Registry website and complete a best practices profile.

  • Maryland Green Registry Leadership Award Winners represent a variety of facility types and sizes, but all have several key factors in common that contribute to their success: an organization-wide commitment to environmental performance, a green team that meets on a regular basis, annual environmental goals and measurement of results.

  • The 2017 Maryland Green Registry Leadership Award winners will be presented at the annual awards and membership event on June 14, 2017, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., in Annapolis.  

ADDITIONAL LINKS:

Maryland Green Registry Leadership Award Application

Maryland Green Registry

Past Leadership Award Winners

Look for the Leak Prize Drawing

MDE MISSION:

Our mission is to protect and restore the environment for the health and well-being of all Marylanders.

 

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