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Waste minimization awards nominations open

The Recycling Council of Ontario (RCO) invites people to join in recognizing and celebrating Ontario's waste reduct...


The Recycling Council of Ontario (RCO) invites people to join in recognizing and celebrating Ontario’s waste reduction leaders by nominating people and organizations that have made a difference in the past year.

Says the RCO: “Never before has environmental leadership been more important. Have you, or someone you know raised the bar on waste reduction standards and practices? Nomination categories represent ‘for profit’, and ‘not for profit’ organizations, artistic communities and local government.”

All the tools needed for nomination are available on the RCO website:

www.rco.on.ca/ontariowasteminimizationawards.htm

Faithful to our mandate, the RCO is encouraging less use of paper by better facilitating and expanding our e-application services.

All required forms have been provided in an easy to use format that can be saved from the web and completed electronically. E- registration ensures that you are logged in as an applicant.

Ontario Waste Minimization Awards Categories include:

Business Category

New in 2007! The business category has been broadened to attract a greater cross section of businesses and now includes the following sub-categories:

Manufacturing, Distribution, Commercial and Retail Facilities

Sustainable Technology

Other categories include:

Municipal and Sustainable Municipality

Waste Diversion Program Operator

Not-for-Profit

Waste Reduction Week in Canada Participation

Promotion

Visual Arts (New in 2007)

Important Deadlines

Registration/Intent to File — Friday June 22 (confirms your participation as an applicant & reserves one gala dinner guest)

Submission of Applications — Friday, August 10

Please read carefully the instructions on filing, contained in the attached nominations package.

Know a waste reduction leader! Help the RCO recognize them — download the nomination package and get to work. If you need assistance, please contact the RCO Events Manager at:

416-657-2797 ext. 4 or events@rco.on.ca


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