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2022 Green Chemistry Challenge Awards Nominations
Ohio EPA held its third Sustainability Conference Sept. 21-23, 2021.
Ohio EPA Director Laurie A. Stevenson recognized 15 organizations with the Agency’s Encouraging Environmental Excellence (E3) stewardship award during the 2021 Sustainability Conference. “I am honored to recognize these 15 organizations with the E3 award,” Director Stevenson said.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA) is now accepting nominations for the 2022 Green Chemistry Challenge Awards from companies or institutions that have developed a new green chemistry process or product that helps protect human health and the environment.
Do environmental terms sometimes sound like a foreign language to you? If so, you’re not alone. Many businesses and communities have difficulty keeping up with the latest environmental lingo. This feature will cover some common environmental terms you may encounter.
If you answered yes, you might find U.S. EPA’s Sustainable Marketplace: Greener Products and Services website helpful.
Today, Ohio residents and businesses have lots of options to return unwanted or extra materials back into use through re-use and recycling. This conserves natural resources and energy and supports recycling jobs throughout the state.
On April 22, 2020 Earth Day turned 50. "What began as a movement 50 years ago by 22 million Americans has grown into a global day of action for our planet," said U.S. EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler. "I could not be more proud of 50 years of work U.S. EPA staff have done, and continue to do, to make our nation a leader in clean air, clean water, and clean land progress.”
Stay at home orders and social distancing have not stopped Ohio EPA from recognizing environmental achievement. On May 5, DEFA held its first virtual recognition event for the Encouraging Environmental Excellence in Education Program for Magnificat High School, which received the highest level of recognition, the Leaf level award.
Division of Environmental and Financial Assistance
Compliance Assistance Hotline: (800) 329-7518
Funding: (614) 644-2798 ~ Fax: (614) 644-3687
Compliance: (614) 644-3469 ~ Fax: (614) 644-2807
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1049, Columbus, OH 43216-1049
Street Address: 50 West Town Street, Suite 700, Columbus, OH 43215
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