Eligible applicants include:
Local, state or federal governmental organizations.
Applicants may submit specific projects for review and/or comprehensive practices and policies that have been implemented within the organization.
Eligible projects/practices must have been initiated within the past three years and have been completed by June 30, 2016 or have been fully operational for one year.
Note: Long term projects/practices (i.e., those initiated prior to 2007) may be considered if a new measurable environmental benefit has been achieved in the past three years and the project served as a model for other successful projects.
Nominees will be judged on the effect the projects/practices have on environmental quality and/or the uniqueness of the project and the positive effect it has on the community.
Companies may be nominated by other companies, individuals or themselves.
Nominees will be asked to provide a description and documentation of the project/program.
All nominations will be reviewed by the Green Award Panel which will submit recommended projects to the Awards Committee.