Today, Mayor Bowser, alongside the Department of Energy and Environment (DOEE), honored nine entities at the 2021 District Sustainability Awards for their outstanding environmental leadership. The winners were announced by DOEE Director Tommy Wells at a virtual ceremony that marked the 12th annual commemoration of the event.
The awardees support Mayor Bowser’s Sustainable DC plan in the areas of healthy food access, clean energy, stormwater retention, green building construction and management, environmental education, and sustainable waste management. The judges consider not only the creativity and sustainability of the awardees’ practices but also how their efforts reduce inequity in the District.
The 2021 District Sustainability Awards winners are:
- Common Good City Farm
- Gearin’ Up Bicycles
- Kaifa Anderson-Hall
- One Eight Distilling, LLC
- Goodwill of Greater Washington (People’s Choice Award)
- Children’s National Research & Innovation Campus, and
New Columbia Solar (Joint awardees for the 2021 Clean Energy DC Award)
- New Partners Community Solar (Clean Energy DC Honorable Mention)
View Mayor Bowser’s Press Release
Original Article: https://thedcline.org/2021/04/28/press-release-mayor-bowser-honors-9-dc-leaders-with-2021-sustainability-awards/