Give your old electronics to be recycled in order to get FREE admission to the:
April 15 – 17
Direct Energy Centre Exhibition Place
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Entry to the Green Toronto Awards at the Green Living Show: FREE to the Public
Admission to the Green Living Show: Attendees to the Green Living Show Can Receive FREE Admission by Recycling Electronic Waste at the Show Compliments of Samsung
Admission is FREE for children 12 and under.
The Green Toronto Awards is the City’s environmental awards of excellence that “recognize the individuals, organizations and companies helping to lead the way to a cleaner, greener Toronto.”
You are invited to the following FREE event wherein the winners will be announced, and each winner will receive an award and $5,000.
Seventh Annual Green Toronto Awards Ceremony
Entry to the Green Toronto Awards: FREE to the Public
Friday, April 15 at 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Main Stage at the Green Living Show
Hosts: Adam Stiles, Meteorologist, CityNews and Elissa Lansdell, Host, My RONA Home
Special musical guest: Canadian singer-songwriter Alyssa Reid!
Hosts Adam Stiles and Elissa Lansdell will announce the winners of the prestigious Green Toronto Award, which includes $5,000 to further their work or donate to a charity of their choice.
Congratulations to the following 30 finalists who were selected from more than 150 nominations for the Seventh Annual Green Toronto Awards.
The 2011 Green Toronto Award Finalists
GREEN BUSINESS (new)
The Green Business Award recognizes a business that is demonstrating excellence in green practices, strategies or products. Award sponsor: Capital One
- Green Circle Salons
- Woodbine Entertainment Group
GREEN HOME (new)
The Green Home Award recognizes Toronto residents who are leading change by greening their homes.
- Anthony Ketchum
- John Tabone
- Lynn Brandy
The Community Project Award acknowledges the leadership of Torontonians engaged in greening our communities. Award sponsor: Loblaw Companies Limited
- Afri-Can FoodBasket
- Auriel Haynes, Malvern Action for Neighbourhood Change
- The Green Awakening Network, Toronto United Church Council
The Local Food Award recognizes leadership in creating, managing and promoting local food. Award sponsor: ING Direct
- Wally Seccombe, Everdale Environmental Learning Centre
- The Healthy Butcher
- Toronto Beekeepers Co-operative
The Environmental Awareness Award recognizes leadership in environmental education through a variety of media as well as environmentally-themed arts and cultural events. Award sponsor: Toronto Hydro
- A Greener Toronto TV Series
- Toronto Vegetarian Association
- TREC Education
The Energy Conservation Award recognizes leadership in improving operation or production processes that reduce consumption.
- Nitta Gelatin Canada Inc.
- Planet Traveler
- Social Housing Services Crop, GLOBE Inc.
The Green Design Award rewards leadership in infrastructure, architecture or industrial design which complies with the principles of sustainability. Award sponsor: Enbridge Gas Distribution
- Leon’s Furniture Ltd., Leon’s at the Roundhouse
- Modrobes Inc.
The Leadership Award recognizes an individual, organization or company for going above and beyond the norm in helping to transform our environment. Award sponsor: Toronto Community Foundation
- Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment, CivicAction
- Greening Greater Toronto
- Not Far from the Tree
The Water Efficiency Award recognizes efforts to reduce and sustainably manage water use and promote water conservation. Award sponsor: Toronto Water
- Citizens for a Safe Environment for Toronto Foundation Inc. and Schollen & Company Inc.
- Kraft Canada Inc., East York Bakery
- Sustainability Team, Kraft Lakeshore Baker
The Youth Award recognizes young people (18 years of age and under) for their leadership on green projects. Award sponsor: TD Friends of the Environment
- Dovercourt Junior Public School
- Fariha Raham
- Youth Mentors, Greenest City
More information about the Green Toronto Awards is available at http://www.toronto.ca/greentorontoawards.
The Green Toronto Awards are proudly supported by media partners: The Toronto Star, Citytv and NOW Magazine.
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