Sustain Charlotte honors 70 for green-friendly efforts

Sustain Charlotte, a nonprofit dedicated to promoting sustainable social, economic and land use policies, recognized 70 Charlotte area citizens and organizations Tuesday evening for their efforts. 

Eleven winners received the top awards before a crowd of more than 250 at the Third Annual Community Sustainability Awards + Earth Day Celebration at UNC Charlotte's Center City campus uptown. They were recognized for helping to advance ‘Charlotte 2030: A Sustainable Vision for Our Region’, which Sustain Charlotte launched in 2010.

Among the winners:

  • Outstanding Overall Leader, David Walters, director of UNC Charlotte's Urban Design Program
  • Oustanding Educator, Cindy Moss, director of global STEM initiatives, Discovery Education
  • Transportation, Charlotte Department of Transportation
  • Land Use, Charlotte Center City Partners
  • Energy, N.C. Sustainable Energy Association
  • Waste Reduction, Eaton Corp.
  • Air Quality, Clean Air Carolina
  • Food, Go-Go Fresco
  • Social Equity, MGR Charlotte
  • Water, Charlotte Public Tree Fund
  • Sustainable Economy, PPRE Forevergreen

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