News Summary: Town of Enfield Recycling Team Seeks Nominations for Business and Individual Environmental Hero Awards: Winners Will be Announced at Earth Day Celebration

ENFIELD (March 12, 2015) – The Town of Enfield Recycling Team has established an Environmental Hero Awards to be awarded to an Enfield resident and Enfield business to recognize and reward their successful environmental initiatives. Entries will be judged based on evidence of how their environmental practice has benefited or improved the environment. Criteria include what methods are used to continuously recycle, what practices improve awareness of waste handling and what environmental practices are utilized.
Those interested in nominating an individual and/or business for this award need to submit an essay, not to exceed 500 words, outlining what the nominee has done in the past year to show what steps they are taking to put environmental concerns at the heart of their business or household.
By acknowledging excellence, the Recycling Team’s aim is to encourage other companies and individuals to consider the impact they have on the environment, to continually keep the environment in the forefront and to educate residents.
Winners will receive public recognition at the Town of Enfield Earth Day Celebration on April 22 and a certificate for their outstanding efforts to help protect and preserve the environment.
Nominations are to be mailed to Debra McCarthy, Town of Enfield, 820 Enfield Street, Enfield, CT 06082 or emailed to Deadline for submission is Friday, April 10, 2015.

Town of Enfield
820 Enfield Street, Enfield, CT 06082