Republic Services Teams With Keep Las Vegas Beautiful
Republic Services and Keep Las Vegas Beautiful Present the First Inaugural Recycling Program Award at Upcoming Green Awards
Las Vegas (I-Newswire) June 14, 2012 - The Las Vegas Business Press will host their 5th Annual Green Awards on Friday, July 20th 2012 at the “new” downtown City Hall. Republic Services and Keep Las Vegas Beautiful will present the first inaugural “Best Recycling Program Award” to an outstanding company, individual, school, and/or a special event that exemplifies environmental stewardship by implementing a successful recycling program, recycling awareness campaign and/or recycling initiative in Southern Nevada.
The nominee needs to display how a recycling program or recycling awareness campaign was implemented; tools and resources used to initiate and maintain the effort; obstacles, if any, faced when implementing; tools and materials used to further awareness and educate on the topic of recycling; success of the program or campaign thus far and lessons learned.
Nominations from companies, employees, business community leaders, PR firms, organizations, municipalities and event organizers will be accepted. In 200 words or less nominees need to describe what makes them a community leader and steward in recycling. The Best Recycling Program Award judging panel will consist of team members from Keep Las Vegas Beautiful non-profit organization, an affiliate of Keep America Beautiful.
Deadline for submission is Friday, July 6th 2012. Award recipient will be honored on Friday, July 20th as part of the Las Vegas Business Press 5th annual Green Awards.
Submit nominations online HERE, email to Tracy Skenandore at email@example.com or mail them to Republic Services, Attn: Marketing Department, 770 East Sahara Ave, Las Vegas, NV. 89104. Follow the link for more information about the Green Awards.
About Keep Las Vegas Beautiful
The Las Vegas City Council proudly announced on May 5, 2010, that the city of Las Vegas has been certified as an official Keep America Beautiful (KAB) affiliate. As an official affiliate of Keep America Beautiful, the nation's largest nonprofit community improvement organization, the city is able to open the door to grants and resources that will help Las Vegas be a sustainable, world-class city.
The Keep Las Vegas Beautiful (KLVB) team, a Las Vegas chapter of Keep America Beautiful, includes representatives from the city of Las Vegas, Clark County School District, Republic Services, the University of Nevada Las Vegas Recycling Program, Don't Trash Nevada, Public Lands Institute, Southern Nevada Graffiti Coalition, UNR Cooperative Extension, Nevada Department of Environmental Protection (NDEP), Workforce Connections and the Outdoor Las Vegas Foundation. The Las Vegas chapter will benefit from the established KAB framework for community education and hands-on stewardship that reduces litter and waste and promotes grassroots volunteerism, to make sustainable improvement.
About Republic Services
Republic Services (NYSE:RSG), is a leading provider of solid waste collection, transfer, recycling and disposal services. The company provides trash and recycling collection services to commercial, industrial, municipal and residential customers in 40 states and Puerto Rico through 400 collection companies. Republic Services owns and operates 242 transfer stations, 213 solid waste landfills and 78 recycling facilities nationwide. Republic Services of Southern Nevada owns and operates two fully licensed Materials Recovery Facilities (MRF’s), two transfer stations and the Apex regional landfill. For more information visit republicservicesvegas.com .
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Published On:June 14, 2012
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