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Green Living Awards/Recognition Program
About the ProgramLogo courtesy of Apollo Solutions Group

The Green Recognition Program is an opportunity for Richland businesses, schools, organizations,
 groups and individuals to showcase their environmental efforts. The city widely recognizes
 honorees  and encourages community sharing of knowledge and lessons learned.

The 2014 awards program is now closed.

Please join us for a community event where all applicants will be recognized and the Green Business
of the Year will be announced. The dessert social will be held on Thursday, October 16 in the
Riverview Room of the Richland Community Center. For more information or to reserve a seat,
call 942-7730 or .

2014 Application Overview & Instructions  

2013 Award Recipients
2013 Winners

See the Press Release to learn more about this year's winners and nominees, along with contact information.

Green Business of the Year - Shari's Restaurant (link to video)
Kevin Lanham from Shari's

Green Project of the Year - Marjorie Sutch Greenway Cleanup (link to video)
Event Coordinator Chad Weidert

Green Event of the Year - CH2MHILL'S Zero Waste Picnic (link to video)
Project teamJohn Ciucci accepts the award

Thank you to US Linen & Uniform and Ethos Bakery for co-sponsoring the event.

Thank you to 2013 judges:

Nancy Aldrich, Richland Public Works Dept.
Brett Andrews, Richland Water Operations
Ashley Coronado, Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce
Haley Foraker, Richland Intern
Lynne Follett, Richland Solid Waste
Donna Holmes, Benton County Solid Waste
Dawn Senger, Richland Energy Services 

Thank you to Art Director, Jennyy Rieke and the following artists who lent their recycled art for display:

Marvin Cramer
David Marsh (Item o loan from Pizzazz! in Prosser)
Stephen & Raenette Palmer (
Item on loan from Pizzazz! in Prosser)
Ronald Reed
Jenny Rieke
Thelma Triplett
Pam Walsh

Thank you to hair and make up, Wendy Rodriguez & Academy of Cosmetology, 1368 Jadwin Ave., Richland 509-946-0980

Thank you to pre event enterainment, Scott Kovacs, Pianist

The Green Awards Logo is courtesy of Apollo Solutions Group, Designed by The Beckett Group - Thank you!

The Green Living Awards is coordinated by Richland's Communications and Marketing Office. Thank you to staff members:
Trish Herron, Manager, Communications & Marketing
Mike Charboneau, Cable Communications
Gail Everett, Communications & Green Living Office
Mark Ingham, Cable Communicaitons
Kelly Machart, Communications, Graphics and Photography

For more information, contact the awards coordinator, Gail Everett, 509-942-7730.

View past award winners

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