City Presents Second Annual "Going Green" Business Awards

March 7, 2012

CITY OF PITT MEADOWS

News Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 7, 2012 #2012-04

For further information, call

Laurie Darcus, Director of Corporate Services

Tel: 604-465-2433 Email: ldarcus@pittmeadows.bc.ca

www.pittmeadows.bc.ca

City Presents Second Annual “Going Green Business Awards”

Pitt Meadows, BC – The City of Pitt Meadows recognized seven local businesses with a “Green Star” Business Ranking Award at Tuesday's Council Meeting. The second annual awards recognized the businesses for their roles in implementing and encouraging green practices within Pitt Meadows in the areas of innovation, integration and awareness. This year's “Going Green” Business Award recipients included:

Most Innovative Green Solution (Under 10 Employees)

SMART Watering Systems

Most Integrated Green Solutions (Under 10 Employees)

Meadows Cleaners

Most Awareness Through Education (Under 10 Employees)

Koha Montessori

Most Integrated Green Solutions (Over 10 Employees)

Egis Projects Canada

Most Awareness Through Education (Over 10 Employees)

Becker & Company Lawyers

Honourable Mentions:

Cafe Zenberry

Affreight Traffic Systems

“For the second year in a row, we are excited to see the sustainable and responsible impacts that local businesses are making within the community,” said Laurie Darcus, Director of Corporate Services and co-chair of the Green Leadership Team at the City. “From reducing paper and recycling to education initiatives on being environmentally conscious, we were really impressed with the creativity and leadership these organizations have shown.”

For more details about what each business is doing to “go green,” click here [PDF - 109 KB].

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