LGNSW Excellence in Environment Awards Open

12 Jun 2014
Held annually since 1998, the Excellence in Environment Awards recognise NSW councils’ outstanding achievements in managing and protecting the environment. Nominations are now open and all councils are encouraged to enter.

This year the Water Directorate is proudly sponsoring the Water Conservation award. Category award winners receive a trophy and winners in each division receive a certificate. The prize for overall winner of the Local Sustainability Award is an overseas study tour or a professional development program for staff, valued at $10,000.
The Excellence in Environment Award categories include:

  • Communication, Education & Empowerment 
  • Natural Environment Policies, Planning and Decision-Making 
  • Natural Environment Protection & Enhancement: On-Ground Works 
  • Roadside Environmental Management 
  • Water Conservation
  • Weed Management
  • Asbestos Management 
  • Community Sharps Management 
  • Waste Avoidance and Reuse
  • Organics Recovery
  • Resource Recovery
  • Climate Change Action
  • Sustainable Procurement 
  • Local Sustainability 
  • Louise Petchell Memorial Award for Individual Sustainability 


Entries close on Monday 4 August 2014 at 5pm. Contact Kirsty McIntyre on 02 9242 4055 for more information.

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