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Nominations now open for 2012 Green Toronto Awards


Nominations are now open for the 2012 Green Toronto Awards, the City of Toronto’s Environmental Awards of Excellence.

The City of Toronto, in partnership with Green Living Enterprises, invites Toronto residents to nominate the individuals, community groups, organizations and companies that are leading the way to a cleaner, greener Toronto.

Winners will receive a Green Toronto Award, $5,000 courtesy of award sponsors, and be honoured at a special evening of awards and music at the Green Living Show.

Categories open for nomination:

  • Community Projects  – grassroots initiatives that green our neighbourhoods
  • Green Business – leadership in green business practices, strategies and products
  • Local Food – increasing local food production and consumption
  • Energy Conservation – energy conservation and renewable energy initiatives
  • Environmental Awareness – raising environmental awareness and promoting stewardship
  • Green Design – sustainable homes, buildings, products
  • Leadership – outstanding environmental achievement
  • Water Efficiency – managing and reducing water use
  • Youth Leadership – green leaders 24 and under

The nomination deadline is 11:59 p.m. on Monday, February 6.

Nominations may be submitted online at www.toronto.ca/greentorontoawards.

The 8th annual Green Toronto Awards ceremony will take place Friday, April 13 at the Green Living Show, Direct Energy Centre, Exhibition Place.




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