Ever since its inception in 1980, Gwinnett Clean & Beautiful has fostered relationships with individual volunteers and corporate partners, while making a point to recognize the remarkable efforts of a handful of outstanding environmental stewards. To be considered for a prestigious ECoS Award, each year a team of judges reviews a slate of nominees that are proposed by Gwinnett Clean & Beautiful board members and community partners. The judges select an honoree for each of the eleven ECoS Award categories. The best of the best are selected based on their on-going efforts to: Create a greener, cleaner, more livable Gwinnett; Preserve or enhance the beauty of our environment;
To that end, Gwinnett Clean & Beautiful wishes to congratulate the following 2013 ECoS honorees:
Best Green Recycler: Supermercado Tapatio
Best Green Partner: Waste Management
Best Green Neighborhood:
Best Green Industry: Rehrig Pacific
Best Green Business: Allgood Pest Solutions
Best Green Building:
Best Green Government: Gwinnett County Sheriff's Office
Best Green Youth Group: Peachtree Ridge High School Green Team
Best Green Educator: Gwinnett Clean & Beautiful Teacher Advisory Board Steering Committee
Recipients for Volunteer of the Year and the Environmental Legacy Award will be announced during the event. In addition to the awards ceremony, the evening will include a fabulous dinner catered by Proof of the Pudding and unforgettable Blues Brothers-inspired entertainment featuring the talented Anthony Rodriguez, Producing Artistic Director for Lawrenceville’
“It promises to be a wonderful evening,” said Connie Wiggins, Executive Director for Gwinnett Clean & Beautiful. “We look forward to seeing many of our loyal friends and supporters, as well as a few new faces on January 9. The ECoS Award Dinner is open to anyone who shares a passion and concern for the promotion of sustainable practices and the beautification of this great county that we all share. It’s a terrific opportunity to rub elbows with some of Gwinnett’s movers and shakers, while becoming inspired by the hard work and dedication of our volunteers.”
Tickets for the ECoS Award Dinner are still available, and may be purchased online at www.GwinnettCB.org. Corporate sponsorships are also available for purchase online and include a table for 10 in a premium seating section, listing on the Gwinnett Clean & Beautiful website, and listing in the ECoS Awards Dinner program. For more information about corporate sponsorships and the ECoS Award Dinner, interested parties are encouraged to contact Connie Wiggins at (770) 822-5187.
About Gwinnett Clean & Beautiful: Gwinnett Clean & Beautiful Services, Inc. (GCB) is an award-winning 501(c)3 charitable organization in Georgia that boasts an expansive community-based network dedicated to finding long term solutions to environmental and quality of life issues through individual action. The organization is guided by a 55-member Citizens Advisory Board that represents all sectors of the Gwinnett County community. A nationally recognized leader in creating cleaner, greener and more livable communities throughout Gwinnett, GCB involves more than 100,000 volunteers annually to offer Litter & Graffiti Prevention Programs, Recycling/Waste Reduction Services, and Environmental Education Programs. For more information, please visit www.GwinnettCB.org.