Wednesday, July 8, 2009
CVC Picks Environmental Award Winners
The Clean Valley Council will present its annual awards Thursday to a number of businesses in the region that have found a way to make money and care for the environment. The winners include:
Environmental education award for promotion of waste management and educational programs: WDBJ Television Inc.
Clean-up award for significant contribution toward the prevention of litter enforcement of anti-litter laws or policies: Koppers.
Recycling and environmental stewardship award for involvement in a recycling program: Roanoke Cement/Titan America.
Government award for agency which has developed innovative, environmentally sound waste management practices: Northside High School, addition and renovation.
Beautification award for planting, planning, design, conservation and preservation, demonstrating a beautiful and environmentally sound site: Yokohama Tire of Salem’s “Forever Forest Project.”
Award of excellence for a model for the community in the area of litter control, recycling, waste management and reduction, etc.: Breakell, Inc.