Call for nominees: ecomaine eco-Excellence Awards

Don Morrison, Operations Manager of Wayside Food Programs was awarded top honors in the Community Leaders category during ecomaine’s 2017 Eco-Excellence Awards on March 14. From l-r: Troy Moon, Don Morrison, Caleb Hemphill and Kevin Roche.
Photo by Brian Fitzgerald.

ecomaine is once again recognizing the Champions of Sustainability in our communities through the ecomaine eco-Excellence Awards.

We are accepting nominees for this year’s awards until 5 p.m. Friday, January 19, 2018. Nominations are being accepted through our web form below, or you can email this pdf form to

Awards criteria: Nominees must be located in or serve one of the 73 ecomaine communities.  Nominees can be businesses, schools, nonprofits, or individuals and will be selected based on the effectiveness, increased awareness, community impact, and ease of replication of their sustainability programs or initiatives.

Learn more about these awards by reading about last year’s winners here. Don’t let your community miss out!

2018 eco-Excellence Award Nomination Form

Complete this form to nominate an individual or a business for the coveted ecomaine eco-Excellence Award.
  • Please list the town where the nominee lives or works. Nominees must live, work or be located in the municipality for which the award will be given; that community must be an ecomaine community.
  • Award Criteria: Effectiveness, Increasing Awareness, Community Impact and Ease of Replication. Each municipality may have an award winner in both the community and the business categories. Any person or organization may submit multiple entries; self-nomination is encouraged. All effort or activities in support of sustainability are eligible for award, regardless of size or scope. Award recipients may be individuals, organizations or businesses. There is no age limit. The nominated activity must have occurred during 2017 or be ongoing to be eligible. Nominees must live, work or be located in the municipality for which the award will be given; that municipality must be an ecomaine community.
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