Shoreline honored with Green Globe award from King County

Saturday, April 20, 2013

In an April 22 ceremony, King County honored 12 environmental leaders with Green Globe Awards, including the City of Shoreline.

The award recognizes ‘best-of-the-best’ for efforts ranging from environmental conservation, to education, sustainable building, and more. The Green Globe Awards are the County’s highest environmental honor for businesses, organizations and individuals who have participated in one or more programs with the King County Department of Natural Resources and Parks. Awards are bestowed only every two years.

Green Globe winners this year included local community leaders with decades of service to the area, cities and non-profit organizations that worked on environmental related projects or programs, offering innovative solutions, outreach, project management and education fostering environmental stewardship in the community by protecting the environment, managing natural resources and encouraging community involvement.

The City of Shoreline, Leader in Pesticide Reduction
Shoreline has been a leader in King County in their pesticide-use reduction efforts for more than 10 years, implementing policies and offering public education to achieve the goals of responsible stewardship of park land, private property and open space within the city. The city has also encouraged homeowners in Shoreline to reduce pesticide use by providing Pesticide Free Zone signs and providing educational materials on natural yard care.

The other winners:

  • Louise Miller, Environmental Catalyst
  • Climate Solutions, Leader in Addressing Climate Change
  • Cascade Bicycle Club, Leader in Community Stewardship
  • Friends of the Cedar River Watershed (FCRW), Leader in Community Stewardship
  • Liesl Zappler, Swedish Medical Center, Leader in Sustainable Landscaping Practices
  • Wally Pereyra, Leader in Habitat Restoration
  • Oxbow Farm, Leader in Conservation and Agricultural Education
  • Lakeside Industries, Leader in Recycling Market Development
  • Aaron Adelstein, Leader in Sustainable Building
  • Cari Simson, Leader in Green Stormwater Infrastructure
  • Craig Cogger, Washington State University, Leader in Loop Biosolids Recycling


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