Nominations open for 2012 Green Toronto Awards
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.
The categories open for nomination are as follows:
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 11:59pm on Monday, February 6, 2012. Nominations may be submitted online at www.toronto.ca/greentorontoawards.
The 8th annual Green Toronto Awards ceremony will take place Friday, April 13, 2012 at the Green Living Show, Direct Energy Centre, Exhibition Place.
Green Living Enterprises is a pioneer and leader in developing social and environmental marketing programs that keep consumers and clients at the forefront of the green agenda. Green Living Enterprises is a full-service, one-stop solution for green marketing, product and program development, custom publishing, and event management. Green Living Enterprises, an authentically green company, also includes Greenlivingonline.com and The Green Living Show, North America’s largest green consumer show, dedicated to easy and workable solutions for leading a sustainable lifestyle. For more information, please visit www.greenlivingenterprises.ca and www.greenlivingonline.com.
Live Green Toronto is a City of Toronto program that offers residents tips, tools, resources and a one-stop website to help them green their homes, communities and businesses. For more information, please visit www.livegreentoronto.ca.