Honoring local organizations and leaders for their sustainability efforts in the Greater Des Moines area.
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The Greater Des Moines Partnership, Center on Sustainable Communities, Des Moines Water Works and Metro Waste Authority honor local organizations and leaders for their sustainability efforts in the Greater Des Moines area.
The Environmental Impact Awards were established to recognize organizations that exemplify environmentally sustainable practices. Awards are given in the following categories:
From January to March each year, Environmental Impact Awards applications are available for download, or can be submitted online, through the Greater Des Moines Partnership's website www.desmoinesmetro.com/events. All interested parties are encouraged to apply.
Winners will be recognized at the annual Environmental Impact Awards luncheon ceremony. Registration online here, or contact COSC at 515-277-6222 or email@example.com.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Raccoon River Park Nature Lodge
West Des Moines, IA
About the Environmental Impact Award Partners
Center on Sustainable Communities (COSC) is a non-profit membership organization founded in 2005 serving as a trusted resource promoting ecologically sustainable practices by engaging and connecting individuals, businesses and communities across Iowa. As a result, Iowans make everyday decisions that ensure the well being of future generations. Make the connection at icosc.com and cosc-evergreen.org.
Des Moines Water Works (DMWW) is a municipal water utility serving the citizens of Des Moines and surrounding communities (approximately 500,000 customers). DMWW is an independently operated public utility with a commitment to leading, advocating and investing today and in the future to deliver water you can trust for life. Visit dmww.com.
The Greater Des Moines Partnership is the economic development engine serving Central Iowa. Supported by over 180 public and private investors, the Partnership focuses on four pillars of work: economic development, workforce attraction and retention, downtown development and regional business development. With its 22 regional Affiliate Chambers of Commerce and 4,300 business members, the Partnership is united to drive economic growth with one voice, one mission, and as one region. Visit desmoinesmetro.com.
Metro Waste Authority is an award-winning regional government agency that manages Metro Park East Landfill, Metro Park West Landfill, Metro Compost Center, Metro Recycling Center, Metro Transfer Station, and the Regional Collection Center for Household Hazardous Materials. MWA also coordinates recycling programs for its member communities and is a leader in many environmental issues in Central Iowa. Metro Waste Authority is self-funded through fees charged to those who use the landfill and its other services. The agency does not receive tax dollars.