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We are thrilled to announce the winners and honorable mentions of the 2018 Environmental Leadership Awards, which will be presented and recognized during a special ceremony and dinner at our  Texas Recycling Summit on October 30, in Galveston, Texas. In efforts to recognize true stewards of environmental change in Texas from individuals, communities, organizations and businesses, these awards are a great way for us to work together, influence, and challenge one another to make an impact in recycling, composting, sustainable materials management, public education and outreach, special event recycling, and more.

And the winners are…

Linda B. Smith Memorial Award for Outstanding Environmental Youth Education and Outreach Program

1st Place: Texas Disposal Systems Eco Academy

Honorable Mention: Zavala School Garden

Excellence in Construction & Demolition Debris Recycling/Reuse

1st Place: Champion Waste & Recycling Services

Honorable Mention: Recon Services

Outstanding Recycling Special Event

1st Place: City of Allen

Honorable Mention: City of Georgetown Red Poppy Festival

Cis Myers Sustainability Leadership Award

1st Place: City of Allen

Honorable Mention: Office Depot

Outstanding Environmental Public Education and Outreach Program

1st Place: City of New Braunfels

Honorable Mention: Fort Hood Recycle

Outstanding Recycling Partnership

1st Place: Trashbusters & The Canyons Apartments

Honorable Mention: City of Garland & The Recycling Partnership

Rick Fuszek Memorial Award for Outstanding Sustainable Materials Management

1st Place: Community Waste Disposal

Outstanding Compost Program

1st Place: Lockheed Martin Missiles & Fire Control

Honorable Mention: Keller Compost

Volunteer of the Year Recognition

Captain Kandice Reyes, Fort Hood Recycle

Becky Perdue, City of Allen

Jason Malewiski, City of Azle

Marie Reis, City of Nolanville