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The City of Santa Fe is seeking nominations for the 2014 Sustainable Santa Fe Awards to recognize model sustainability projects that are helping Santa Fe reduce it ecological footprint, mitigate carbon emissions and build resilience in the face of climate change, in accordance with the Sustainable Santa Fe Plan. These annual awards have been given since 2009. Awards are limited to projects or programs with significant events that occurred during the 2013 calendar year or ongoing programs that haven’t yet been recognized.
Sustainable Santa Fe Annual Award recipients will be recognized during an annual awards reception in association with Earth Day which will be promoted on the Sustainable Santa Fe Facebook page (like us to follow), in the Green Fire Times, and local media outlets.
Award categories include:
· Community Outreach
· Environmental Advocacy
· Environmental Justice
· Food System
· Climate Adaptation – Water
· Climate Adaptation – Ecosystem
· Renewable Energy / Energy Efficiency
· Affordable Green Building / Building Systems
· Green Economic Development
· Low Carbon Transportation
· Waste Reduction
· Green Journalism
· Youth Led
Nominations will be accepted until March 15, 2014. Nominations can be made online. A link to the nomination form can be found at the City’s website at www.santafenm.gov/sustainable_santa_fe or at the website of any of the co-sponsors of the event including Earth Care, the Santa Fe Green Chamber, and the Green Fire Times. Separate nominations must be made for each project but you may nominate as many different projects as you wish.