172 Colorado companies to be recognized as environmental leaders

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sept. 30, 2019
Contact: Lynette Myers |720-339-1370 | lynette.myers@state.co.us  
 
DENVER: The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment will recognize 172 companies tomorrow, Oct. 1 for outstanding environmental achievements that help keep Colorado a wonderful to live, work, learn, and play. The department, in partnership with the Pollution Prevention Advisory Board and the Colorado Environmental Partnership, will present the 20th annual Environmental Leadership Awards at the Infinity Event Center in Glendale. More than 400 government, business. and community leaders are expected to attend.
 
The awards recognize Colorado organizations with gold, silver and bronze designations for voluntarily going beyond compliance with state and federal regulations and for their commitment to continual environmental improvement.
This year’s program will recognize 10 new Gold Leaders, 15 new Silver Partners and 20 new Bronze Achievers. The new Gold Leaders include Carestream Health, St. Julien Hotel and Spa, Serendipity Catering and Steelhead Composites. 
 
The 2019 24-Karat Gold Award winner will be named at the event. Chosen by other Gold leaders, 24-Karat Gold Award winners are individuals or teams who have gone above and beyond required job duties to create and implement a program or initiative that made a measurable contribution to the environment, the economy and society. The Colorado Environmental Leadership Program is open to all Colorado businesses, industries, offices, educational institutions, municipalities, government agencies, communities, nonprofits, and other organizations.  
 
For a complete list of organizations with gold, silver and bronze designations and summaries of their environmental efforts, please contact Lynette Myers, Environmental Leadership Program manager, at lynette.myers@state.co.us, or visit the department’s Environmental Leadership Program website.
 
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