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Texas Environmental Leadership Awards winners 2016

The Texas Environmental Leadership Awards recognize true stewards of environmental change in Texas– individuals, communities, organizations, and businesses developing and maintaining programs involving recycling, composting, sustainable materials management, public education and outreach, special event recycling– and so much more! We have added some additional categories this year including Excellence in Construction & Demolition Debris Reuse/Recycling. Awards are a great way to get recognized for the hard work that you and your staff do every day to make Texas better!

Award winners are honored at a special ceremony and dinner  as part of the Texas Recycling Summit.


Congratulations to our 2018 winners!

Cis Myers Sustainability Leadership Award

1st Place: City of Allen

Honorable Mention: Office Depot

Excellence in Construction & Demolition Debris Recycling/Reuse

1st Place: Champion Waste & Recycling Services

Honorable Mention: Recon Services

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

Outstanding Compost Program

1st Place: Lockheed Martin Missiles & Fire Control

Honorable Mention: Keller Compost

Outstanding Environmental Public Education and Outreach Program

1st Place: City of New Braunfels

Honorable Mention: Fort Hood Recycle & Directorate of Public Works Environmental Division

Outstanding Recycling Partnership

1st Place: Trashbusters & The Canyons Apartments

Honorable Mention: City of Garland & The Recycling Partnership

Outstanding Recycling Special Event

1st Place: City of Allen

Honorable Mention: City of Georgetown Red Poppy Festival

Rick Fuszek Memorial Award for Outstanding Sustainable Materials Management

1st Place: Community Waste Disposal

Volunteer of the Year Recognition

Becky Perdue, City of Allen

Jason Malewiski, City of Azle

Marie Reis, City of Nolanville

Captain Kandice Reyes, Fort Hood Recycle