City Announces Fifth Annual Going Green Awards

March 10, 2014

PRESS RELEASE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 10, 2014
For more information, please call:
Dana Parr, Green Team member 604-465-5454
dparr@pittmeadows.bc.ca or
Lori Graham, Pitt Meadows Economic Development 604-460-6747
lgraham@thinkpittmeadows.ca
www.pittmeadows.bc.ca

CITY ANNOUNCES FIFTH ANNUAL GOING GREEN AWARDS

Pitt Meadows, BC - The City of Pitt Meadows is once again awarding residents, community
groups, school classrooms and businesses in Pitt Meadows for their efforts towards “Going
Green” in 2014. The “Going Green Awards” is presented to groups within Pitt Meadows that are
working towards sustainability and environmental responsibility in the community.

“Every year, I continue to be impressed by the commitment and creativity of the residents and
businesses who are working hard to green our community. Their projects prove that whether it's
an individual or group effort, all efforts can create real and lasting change for our environment,”
states Mayor Walters.

Awards categories are focused on innovation, integrated green solutions, or awareness and
advocacy. The business category is separated for businesses that have less than ten (10)
employees and those with more than ten (10) employees.

Winners of the “Going Green Awards” will receive a “Green Star” award, recognition in a press
release featuring how they achieved their Green Star Ranking, and publication on the City of Pitt
Meadows website. Participating classrooms will be recognized with a certificate, mention in a
press release and publication on the City of Pitt Meadows website. Winners and participating
classrooms will be invited to showcase their green efforts at Pitt Meadows Earth Day on April
22nd.

Forms are available online at www.pittmeadows.bc.ca or copies can be picked up at Pitt
Meadows City Hall, Pitt Meadows Economic Development Corporation, Pitt Meadows Library,
Pitt Meadows Family Recreation Centre and Tourism Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows.
Applications can be emailed to greenteam@pittmeadows.bc.ca or dropped off at the Pitt
Meadows City Hall, Attention: Dana Parr. Application Deadline is Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at
4:00 p.m.
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