Friday, September 17, 2010
Dallas-Fort Worth organizations earn environmental awards from North Texas Corporate Recycling Association
The NTCRA has been a part of the Dallas-Fort Worth recycling landscape for more than 20 years.
Photo by Flickr user franco villareal
The North Texas Corporate Recycling Association will host its annual Green3 Awards Luncheon on Friday, September 17, recognizing area businesses, government entities, schools, civic groups, and individuals for their outstanding recycling programs. The event is being held at the Ruthe Jackson Center in Grand Prairie beginning at 11 a.m. This year’s Green3 Awards Keynote Speaker is Doug Janeway, assistant director of Real Estate Services for the City of Irving, with the fascinating story of Texas Stadium, The Deconstruction of an American Icon, how materials from the demolition were reused and recycled.
The following were selected by the panel of judges as having the most innovative and outstanding program in their categories:
Ingenious Waste Reduction and Reuse Practices - United Copper Industries - Denton
Stupendous Recycling Service – Texas Health Plano
Greenest Individual of the Year – Sue Kacines
Innovative Involvement in the Community Through Partnerships – City of Grand Prairie and Grand Prairie ISD
Completely Looped Recycled Product - Elbert Liu and the City of Garland
Incredibly Effective Education Techniques – City of Arlington
Radical Recycling on Campus – Garland ISD and the City of Garland
Green3 Award finalists are also being honored. The NTCRA has been a part of the Dallas-Fort Worth recycling landscape for more than 20 years. The NTCRA exists to promote recycling and the use of recycled goods to area businesses through leadership, advocacy, and education. They provide forums to members of the business community in which to learn more about environmental awareness, as well as exchange of information, coordination of special programs and events, and mentoring.
Source: City of Denton
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