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2nd Annual Worcester Green Awards

                                                                                                                    Worcester Green Awards

The WorcesterGreen celebrates the excellence in environmentally friendly practices, strategies and products!

WorcesterGreen Awards will be given to businesses located in Worcester County that demonstrate extraordinary performance related to sustainable environmental practices such as water conservation, waste water management, the promotion of alternative transportation and transit, recycling, energy conservation, on-site renewable energy production, use of local products and food sources and the purchase of renewable energy.

Last year was the first year of the Worcester Green Awards.  2012 award recipients include Community Organization winner Grow Berlin Green, Business winner Ayers Creek Adventures, Restaurant winner Baked Dessert Cafe’ and Gallery, and Teacher winner Karen McCabe.

Again this year, nominations are being accepted in five categories:

1. Community Leader- Business or Organization

This award will recognize a long term contribution to the environment by an individual, volunteer or an organization. Efforts should engage community building or conservation.

2. Business

This award will recognize a positive ecological footprint in some or all of these areas (storm water, recycling, sedimentation and erosion controls, construction debris reuse, and energy innovation).

3. Lodging

This award will recognize a lodging partner who includes some or all of these practices; recycles, use of organic cleaning supplies, reduction of water consumption and use of alternative energy sources.

4. Restaurant

This award will recognize a restaurant that has made a concerted effort to buy local, recycle, reduce waste and energy consumption and involve staff and community.

5. Teacher

The recipient of this award will have demonstrated leadership or teaching others about the environment.

Applicants will be judged on:

Overall Level of Commitment
Measurable Environmental Benefits or Progress
Cost Savings
Customer Outreach & Engagement

Eligibility Requirements: Must either be a resident of or operate within Worcester County

Application information must include:

Your name
Your Contact Information
Nominee/Business name
Contact person
Contact phone/ email
Category (please choose only one)
Why is this business/person/organization deserving of a Green Award (Maximum 500 words)


Application deadline: April 9, 2013
Awards Announced on April 18, 2013 at the Ocean City Hotel-Motel-Restaurant Association Dinner

Worcester Green is sponsored by Worcester County Tourism, Comcast, OceanCity.com, OC Hotel-Motel-Restaurant Association, and Maryland Green Travel.

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