Here are a few examples of sustainable best practices or projects--solar panels, energy efficient lighting, innovative stormwater project, green roof, green walls, rain gardens, increased access to healthy foods for your staff or residents, creating new green jobs, composting, tree planting, volunteer at a stream clean-up.
Please upload one photo (jpeg) that illustrates a green practice or project. In lieu of a green practice or project, you may upload a photo of yourself, the premises and/or staff.
Please upload your company or organization logo (jpeg or bmp).
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Any data is helpful but not required. Examples include energy reduced (BTU's, kWh's), pollution reduced or recycled (pounds), and water saved (gallons).
This is not a writing contest; applications will be judged on their sustainability efforts.
Past winners need to demonstrate continual improvement (i.e. new project or program) to be considered for an additional award.
After reviewing all submissions, the DOEE Awards Committee will choose the nominees for the next round of the application process (1st cut) and the People's Choice Awards. The general public will be invited to choose the "People's Choice" Award by voting online.
All prospective winners must agree to a compliance check and an on-site visit. All winners must agree to a share their story through a written case study, made available on the DOEE website. All businesses or organizations must have a physical location (office) in the District of Columbia.