SACRAMENTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, the California Product Stewardship Council announced nominations are being sought for the 7th annual Arrow Awards, recognizing business and industry leaders for outstanding leadership, innovation, and partnerships in product stewardship and green design. Any business entity, division or facility located in California is eligible to apply. Third party stewardship organizations and non-profits are also eligible.
“This is our opportunity to recognize the accomplishments of California businesses with innovative product stewardship programs and outstanding partnerships that make product stewardship possible. We want to inspire others to integrate the principles of product stewardship into their businesses,” said Heidi Sanborn, Executive Director of the California Product Stewardship Council. The awards categories are:
- Golden Arrow Award for Overall Excellence in Product Stewardship
- Green Arrow Award for System and Design Innovations
- Bow and Arrow Award for Coalition Building
- Infinity Arrow Award for Service and Take-Back
Nominations are now open and will close at Midnight PDT on Thursday, June 23, 2016. Applications are available at: http://calpsc.org/about-us/arrow-awards/. Honorees will be selected by a panel of business and government officials. The Awards Presentations will take place at the California Resource Recovery Association’s Annual Conference on August 9, 2016 in Sacramento, CA. More than six‐hundred local and state government representatives, state legislators and industry representatives are expected to attend.
“Receiving this award from CPSC provided further validation that the products we manufacture and the sustainable processes we take at Be Green Packaging are not only good business but good for the environment in addition to showcasing our company in a new forum to potential clients,” said Ron Blitzer, Co-Founder Be Green Packaging.
California Product Stewardship Council (CPSC) educates both the public and private sectors about Product Stewardship and closely partners with business, jurisdictions, waste and recycling companies, manufacturers and others to promote and encourage sustainable practices and to recognize those companies who are taking a leadership role in participating in waste reduction and recycling. For more information, please go to: www.CalPSC.org.