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Georgia coalition honors recyclers

The Georgia Recycling Coalition (GRC) honored four entities at its 22nd annual conference. The Spirit of Green Awards is in its seventh year of annually recognizing excellence in recycling and waste reduction in Georgia. The 2013 categories/winners include:

Environmental Stewardship

Live Thrive – Individual or organization whose actions sustain the recycling industry’s viability.

Outstanding Government or Community Program

Laurens County Solid Waste Management Authority – Local programs that exemplify comprehensive and sustainable components and practices in recycling and waste reduction.

Innovation Award

Emory University – Individual or entity exemplifying unique programs or processes toward increased recovery of recycled materials.

Outstanding Institutional Program

Georgia World Congress Center-Final Four 2013 – Entities that have implemented exemplary waste reduction/recycling programs; may include college, university, military installations or campus/industrial entities.