For Immediate Release
May 7, 2012
Nominations Are Now Open for the 2012 EcoStar Awards
Victoria, BC - The Capital Regional District (CRD) invites nominations for the 2012 EcoStar Awards. The CRD’s EcoStar Community Environmental Awards recognize outstanding achievements and contributions by local businesses, groups, non-profits and individuals working to enhance our environment.
Nominations can be completed online at www.crd.bc.ca/ecostar until Friday, June 8, 2012 at midnight. For those without internet access, a paper nomination form is available at 625 Fisgard Street, Victoria.
Every environmental leader deserves the opportunity to highlight and demonstrate their contributions toward making the Capital Region a more vibrant community. The CRD has designed its award categories to reflect the diverse and innovative projects underway across the region, helping the best environmental stewards to shine.
Residents and business owners of the Capital Region may nominate organizations, companies, schools, non-profits or individuals in one of the following seven categories:
- Community Environmental Leader
- Youth Leader
- Water Stewardship
- Waste Reduction
- Climate Action
- Land Stewardship
- Integrated Watershed Management
The 2012 EcoStar Awards are proudly supported by Times Colonist, 103.1 Jack FM, Ocean 98.5, CTV, The Fairmont Empress, City of Victoria, BC Transit, Capital Regional District, Golder Associates, reFuse Resource Recovery, Geoff Grime Photography, AVW Telav Audio Visual Solutions, Feys and Hobbs Catered Arts and Rhymes with Orange Photography.
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For further information on the award categories please visit www.crd.bc.ca/ecostar.
For award or sponsorship details, please contact:
Jennifer Elliott, Communications Coordinator
For further information please contact:
Andy Orr, Senior Manager Corporate Communications, CRD