MARYLAND GREEN REGISTRY NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR ANNUAL LEADERSHIP AWARDS; ENTRY DEADLINE APRIL 27

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MARYLAND GREEN REGISTRY NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR ANNUAL LEADERSHIP AWARDS; ENTRY DEADLINE APRIL 27

BALTIMORE, MD (April 11, 2016) – The Maryland Green Registry is accepting applications for the seventh 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 sustainable practices. Collectively, registry members have saved more than $102 million annually through sustainable practices.

The 2016 Maryland Green Registry Leadership Award winners will be announced at the annual awards and membership event to be held June 14 at the World Trade Center in Baltimore. The event will also include a prize drawing for the Maryland Green Registry Rebate Race, a campaign to encourage members to take advantage of the utility rebates available for energy efficiency upgrades.

MORE INFORMATION:

The Maryland Green Registry includes more than 460 member organizations 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 27.
  • 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 2016 Maryland Green Registry Leadership Award winners will be presented at the annual awards event on June 14, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., at the World Trade Center in Baltimore.

ADDITIONAL LINKS:

Download the Maryland Green Registry Leadership Award Application

Maryland Green Registry

Past Leadership Award Winners

Energy Rebate Race 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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