Sustainable Santa Fe Awards

 

 

2016 mayor's Sustainability awardS

The Mayor’s Sustainability Awards awardees have been selected. Thank you to the community for supporting sustainability in Santa Fe and for all of the nominations that were submitted. The awardees, by category, are:

EDUCATION

  • Santa Fe Community College Technology and Trades Center (sustainability curriculum)
  • Santa Fe School for the Arts & Sciences (sustainability curriculum)
  • Earth Care (work with SFPS in sustainability and gardening programs)

ENVIRONMENT

  • Nuclear Watch (nuclear waste issues)
  • Audubon New Mexico (historic water release into the middle Rio Grande, protecting New Mexico's Natural Resources; also Water category winner)
  • Santa Fe Botanical Gardens (Los Pinos Arroyo restoration and La Rambla orchid garden; also Water category winner)

CLIMATE & ENERGY

  • Santa Fe Public Schools (PV array at Santa Fe High School)

FOOD SECURITY

  • Squash Blossom (connecting local farmers with local restaurants)
  • Southside Farmers’ Market (food access)
  • Joe’s Dining & Sweetwater Harvest (providing locally sourced, organic foods)

BUILT ENVIRONMENT

  • Dentistry for Kids Offices, Wayne Lloyd architect (green building, commercial)
  • Homewise (green building, residential)

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

  • SAVERS Thrift Store (65 new hires in 2016)
  • SFCC Training Center Corporation (high tech and green business incubation)

TRANSPORTATION

  • Santa Fe Conservation Trust (bike lane advocacy and urban trail development)

WASTE

  • Reunity Resources (food waste to compost program)

SOCIAL EQUITY

  • Chainbreakers (Environmental justice and social equity advocacy)

LEADERSHIP

  • Green Fire Times
  • Mariel Nanasi, Executive Director of New Energy Economy
  • Tammy Harkins and Dana Richards, The ECO School
  • Lisa Randall, Energy and Water Conservation Program Coordinator, Santa Fe Public Schools
  • Santa Fe County Commissioner Kathy Holian
  • New Mexico State Senator Peter Wirth
  • Craig O’Hare, Energy Programs Specialist, Santa Fe County

 

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