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2013 Sustainable Evansville Award winners announced

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Celebrating environmental enrichment, economic progress and vibrant community, the 2013 Sustainable Evansville Award winners were announced at today's meeting of the Downtown Rotary Club.

The awards recognize important contributions to sustainability during the last two years.

Award winners were selected for their achievements in five categories:

1) Air or Water Quality: SABIC for their Sodium Nitrite Purge Process

2) Resource Enhancement or Conservation: Verde Partners, LLC for their innovative recycling program

3) Greening the Community: River City Trees Committee for their "2012 Trees in 2012" program

4) Green Building: University of Evansville for their Fifth Third Bank Basketball Practice Facility

5) Education: Green Tree Plastics for their "A Bench for Caps" (ABC) program

Individuals, businesses, schools, community organizations and government agencies in located in Gibson, Posey, Vanderburgh and Warrick Counties are eligible to apply for the Sustainable Evansville Award.

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