Leadership in Sustainability Award Nominations

Sustainable Contra Costa Sustainability Awards recipientsEach year, our community comes together to celebrate and honor those who demonstrate outstanding commitment and leadership in making Contra Costa communities healthy, beautiful, clean, and resilient – for the long run.

Awards are presented to  individuals, nonprofits, government programs, schools, and business.

Nominations will re-open in 2018


Complete List of 2017 Award Winners


Leadership in Sustainability Award Categories, with examples:

Food System Innovation
Food Security
Urban Gardening & Farming
Agricultural Innovation
Food Waste Reduction/Reuse
Food Access
Healthy Foods

Sustainable Resource Management
Waste & Pollution Reduction
Water Conservation/Reuse
Energy Conservation, Efficiency and Generation
Watershed Management
Land Use, Parks & Open Space
Air Quality

Sustainable Communities
Social Justice & Empowerment
Smart Growth
Anti-Litter Campaigns
Neighborhood Tree-planting Programs
Community Outreach & Education
Toxics Reduction
Quality of Life Programs
Sustainable Living

Sustainable Economics
Green Job Creation
Innovative Products & Services
Innovative Business Practices
Buy Local Programs

Rising Star Award (youth)

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