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Sustainable Cities Award Dinner – Registrations Open
The winning entries for Sustainable Cities will be announced at an Awards Ceremony held on Friday July 18
Registrations are now open – download and return the registration form to us to secure your place.
The event is hosted by the City of Canada Bay Council, the current holder of the Overall Sustainable Council title, at the Concord Golf Club. Special guest environmentalist-turned-comedian Rod Quantock will MC the evening, bringing his theatrical take on sustainability to a sumptuous 3-course dinner where winners will be revealed and projects celebrated.
Candidates are invited to showcase their initiatives at a display for pre-dinner drinks – spaces are reserved on a first in best dressed basis, and you can reserve your spot on the registration form.
Places are limited so book now to ensure your spot!
Entries Closed for 2014
All entries have been received and judging is now underway for Sustainable Cities – the community sustainability awards which celebrates and promotes grassroots environmental action in NSW metro areas.
Applicable to all metropolitan regions throughout the state, every year Sustainable Cities acknowledges and awards the most innovative and exciting sustainability initiatives. Projects that address environmental challenges, improve the standard of living and quality of life in urban areas are all welcome.
Entry is open to councils, groups, clubs, schools or businesses that have been involved in environmental and/or community projects in metropolitan NSW, including Sydney and surrounds from the Illawarra and up to Newcastle.
The program focuses on sustainability in every sense; social, economic and environmental. It advocates conservation and preservation of our natural and built environments for now and the future, keep them beautiful places to live, work and play. This is reflected in eleven different award categories which address various aspects of sustainability.
Awards Categories 2014
- Overall Sustainable Council Award - Sponsored by Sydney Water
- Cultural Heritage Award – Sponsored by the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage
- Community Actions and Partnerships Award
- Environmental Protection Award
- Environmental Education Award
- Young Legends Award
- Sustainable Water Award – Sponsored by Sydney Water
- Energy Efficiency Award
- Waste Minimisation Award – – Sponsored by the NSW EPA
- Hey Tosser! Litter Reduction Award – Sponsored by the NSW EPA
- Sustainable Business Award
If you have any questions about Sustainable Cities please contact us at email@example.com or (02) 8594 4080.
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