The Lincoln and Lancaster County Environmental Leadership Awards Ceremony and Breakfast will be from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, November 2 at the Nebraska Innovation Campus Conference Center, 2021 Transformation Drive.
Scott Holmes, Environmental Public Health Division Manager at the Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department, said the awards ceremony will recognize businesses, organizations and individuals who have demonstrated environmental leadership in sustaining and improving air, land and water quality and protecting public health.
The 2016 award recipients are:
Holmes said the award winners have been instrumental in identifying, reducing or solving an environmental problem or promoting public awareness and concern for the enhancement and protection of the environment. He said winners have also demonstrated active stewardship in one or more of the following environmental practices: pollution prevention/risk reduction, waste reduction and recycling, water conservation, soil conservation and energy conservation.
Reservations are $15 per person and are due by October 26. Reservation forms are available at lincoln.ne.gov (keyword: awards) or by calling 402-441-8023.