City Announces Second Year of Going Green Business Awards

January 3, 2012

PRESS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

January 3, 2012

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Laurie Darcus, Director of Legislative Services and Green Team member

ldarcus@pittmeadows.bc.ca

www.pittmeadows.bc.ca

CITY ANNOUNCES SECOND YEAR OF GOING GREEN BUSINESS AWARDS

Pitt Meadows, BC - The City of Pitt Meadows is looking for businesses in Pitt Meadows that are interested in submitting an application to recognize their efforts towards "Going Green" in 2011.

- The City of Pitt Meadows is looking for businesses in Pitt Meadows that are interested in submitting an application to recognize their efforts towards "Going Green" in 2011.

The "Going Green Business Awards" is presented by the City of Pitt Meadows for businesses within Pitt Meadows that are working towards better sustainability.

Categories include:

Most Innovative Green Solution

Most Integrated Green Solutions throughout your business

Most Awareness through Education/Advertising/Sharing

Categories are separated for businesses that have less than ten (10) employees and those with more than ten (10) employees.

Prizes include: a "Green Star" Business Ranking Award, a press release from the City about the business and how they achieved their Green Star Business Ranking, a featured article in our "City Talks" and publication of the award winners on the City of Pitt Meadows website.

Forms are available online at www.pittmeadows.bc.ca or copies can be picked up at Pitt Meadows City Hall, Pitt Meadows Economic Development Office, Pitt Meadows Library and Pitt Meadows Family Recreation Centre.

Applications can be emailed to greenteam@pittmeadows.bc.ca or dropped off at the Pitt Meadows City Hall, Attention: Laurie Darcus.

Application Deadline is January 13, 2012 at 3:00 p.m.