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Posted on: November 28, 2023

Environmental Commission Seeks Nominations for Environmental Excellence Awards

Link to information about the 2024 Environmental Excellence Awards

The Loudoun County Environmental Commission is calling for nominations for the second annual Environmental Excellence Awards, honoring individuals, businesses, nonprofit organizations and educators for their leadership on environmental issues.

Nominations

The nominations should include a brief overview of the project or person being nominated, information on how the project or person contributed to the preservation and/or protection of Loudoun County’s environment, what specific results have been achieved, whether the project is sustainable and what best practices can be learned from the initiative.

Award Categories

Nominations are being accepted in six categories: 

  • Business
  • Citizen or Community Group (Examples: Nonprofit organization, club, faith-based group, etc.) 
  • Educator – Teacher or School employee 
  • Government Employee or Program/Team
  • Lifetime Achievement (Individual) 
  • Student – Individual or Group (For a student-initiated project)

People and projects should be nominated for activities that took place between January 2023 and February 2024, with the exception of the Lifetime Achievement award.

Nominations can be submitted through this online form. The deadline for nominations is March 1, 2024. Winners will be notified in March with presentation of the awards scheduled for April.     

More information, including a link to the nomination form, is online at loudoun.gov/EnvironmentalAwards

Environmental Commission

The Loudoun County Environmental Commission was created by the Board of Supervisors in 2021 to advise the Board and make recommendations on policies and practices related to the environment, sustainability and energy strategies. Members of the commission include representation from the community, industry and higher education. 

Stay Informed

Anyone interested in environmental- and energy-related news from the Loudoun County government may subscribe to the Environment & Energy category available from the Notify Me/New Flash section of the Loudoun County website. 

More information about Loudoun County’s efforts to increase environmental sustainability and resilience for the health, safety and welfare of Loudoun residents and businesses is available at loudoun.gov/environment.

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