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Published on: 9/6/2013 9:06 AM

Does your business reduce, reuse, and recycle?  Read about the WRAP and the 2007 Business Environmental Awards.



2007 Business Environmental Awards

Presented by Acterra – Action for a Sustainable Earth



Your company/public agency may be eligible to join a select group of Bay Area businesses and organizations recognized for their outstanding environmental leadership.  Presented by Acterra: Action for a Sustainable Earth, the Business Environmental Awards have honored over 100 organizations for their innovative programs and outstanding achievements which contribute toward a sustainable Bay Area.  



Any private, public, or non-profit business entity, division or facility located in Alameda, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara or Santa Cruz County is eligible to apply.  Applications are evaluated on the basis of Leadership, Significant Environmental Benefits, Potential Model for Business Community, Demonstrated Program Commitment and Collaborative Efforts.



Acterra Award for Sustainability

Commute and Transportation

Environmental Enterprise

Environmental and Sustainability Education

Open Space and Habitat Preservation/Restoration

Susanne Wilson Award for Pollution Prevention/Resource Conservation

Sustainable Built Environment



Acterra is a Bay Area nonprofit that protects and restores the local natural habitat through stewardship, education, and leadership programs.  Through the Environmental Business Awards, Acterra is proud to recognize businesses and organizations that have demonstrated proactive environmental practices, programs and products that benefit the local community.



To download the 2007 application, go to  For questions regarding the application process, please contact Program Manager, Ariane Erickson, at (650) 962-9876 x350 or   Applications for the 2007 Awards are due on or before February 2, 2007.



The 2007 Business Environmental Awards are made possible through the generous support of our sponsors: Genencor, Intl., Hewlett-Packard Co., Alza Corporation, City of Palo Alto, Roche Palo Alto, City of Fremont, South Bayside Waste Management Authority, Stanford University, and Zanker Road Resource Management.