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Town Seeks Nominations for 2018 Tolbert Environmental Achievement Awards

Post Date:10/19/2018 11:41 AM

Leesburg, VA (October 19, 2018) – The Leesburg Environmental Advisory Commission (EAC) is seeking nominations for the 2018 Tolbert Environmental Achievement Awards. This award program recognizes students, community groups and individuals who conduct or participate in activities that benefit the Town’s environment.  Nominations must be submitted by close of business on Friday, November 16, 2018. 

Activities that benefit the Town’s environment include:

• Innovative use of recycled materials (including composting, collection programs for materials that are recyclable or reusable)
• Pollution prevention
• Waste reduction
• Protection of the natural environment
• Habitat Improvement 
• Beautification of the environment
• Environmental education
• Monitoring the condition of Leesburg’s environment (streams, habitat, etc.)

To make a nomination, please visit and click the link to fill out the nomination form. The form requests a brief narrative describing the person or group being nominated, why they deserve to be recognized and contact information for the person making the nomination. Please be specific about their efforts and achievements and include quantifiable measures of success, if possible. Photos and other supplemental information may also be submitted. The 2018 Tolbert Environmental Achievement Awards will be presented at a future Leesburg Town Council meeting. 

Media Contact:
Leah Kosin, Public Information Assistant

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