Mount honored by Hamilton County for recycling efforts

File Under: environmental action committee, recycling

The College of Mount St. Joseph was honored by the Hamilton County Recycling and Solid Waste District at the 9th annual Recycling Awards Ceremony on November 20. The group recognized schools, citizens, communities, and businesses for making a difference in recycling and waste reduction.

“Recycling efforts are thriving in Hamilton County,” said Holly Christmann, director of Hamilton County Recycling and Solid Waste District. “The individuals and organizations recognized this year are making impressive strides to help Hamilton County reach its vision of zero waste.”

The 2013 Recycling Award recipients include:

Friend of Recycling: Meredith Bailey (Amberley Village resident)
Best Community Recycling Program (>10,000 population): City of Montgomery
Best Community Recycling Program (<10,000 population): Village of Mariemont
Most Improved Community Recycling Program: Village of Greenhills
Outstanding Recycling in a Multi-Family Residence: The Cliffs
Recycling at Work Program of the Year: Belcan Corporation
The Interchange Business of the Year: Navis Pack & Ship
Outstanding Recycling in a Bar or Restaurant: Red Roost Tavern at the Hyatt Regency
Excellence in Organics Diversion: Future Organics, Inc.
Outstanding School Recycling Program: Symmes Elementary
Outstanding Recycling Educator: Cynthia Tisue, Covedale Elementary
Student Recycler of the Year: Elizabeth Burke, Taylor High School
Excellence in Public Recycling: College of Mount St. Joseph
Excellence in Public Recycling: Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber for the Taste of Cincinnati

Congratulations to Bill Lonneman who serves on the Mount's Environmental Action Committee and the Mount's volunteers.