Commission seeks 2013 nominees for sustainability awards

Monday, March 11, 2013

The Greencastle Commission on Sustainability would like to bring attention to the 2013 Green Awards.

Each year the Commission presents these awards to recognize and celebrate those individuals who demonstrate extraordinary effort to replenish the environment.

Any citizen, business or organization located within Greencastle city limits is eligible to be nominated. Winners will be chosen by commission members based on their efforts to make or promote environmentally friendly initiatives or projects in our community.

The 2013 Green Awards Categories are: The Educating for Change Award, Individual Green Achievement Award, the Green Employee Award, the Green Public Works Award, the One to Watch Green Award, the Green Business Award, the Building a Greener Future Award, the Green Home Conservation/ Renovation Award and the Creative Communication for Change Award.

To nominate a fellow citizen, business or organization for one of the 2013 Green Awards go to the city website,, click on the "2013 Green Awards" link on the right side of the home page, fill out the nomination form, and either e-mail it to or mail it to Greencastle City Hall, c/o The Sustainability Commission, 1 N. Locust St., Greencastle, IN 46135.

All nominations are due before May 1, and early submission is encouraged.

The awards will be presented at a special awards ceremony on Tuesday, May 14

Anyone with questions may email the mayor's office at

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