Nominations are Open for the Green Apple Award!

Has someone in your school been an inspiration and led others to care for the environment? We need your help! Nominations for the 2020 Green Apple Award have officially opened. 

Educators and school employees merit this award because of their outstanding efforts in educating students in issues of environmental conservation, and in leading their schools towards a sustainable future. Green Apple Award nominees demonstrate their ability to teach youth about environmental protection and resource conservation in a classroom and/or through school community projects.

The nominations will close January 10th, but submit your nomination now before the busyness of the holiday season sets in.

Look here for information about nominating your environmental hero.

Past recipients include:

  • Rebecca Morris from La Center High School (2019)
  • Ali Coker from Camas High School (2018)
  • Steve Horton from Alki Middle School (2017)

The Green Apple Award will be given out at the Clark County Green Awards ​March 18 at Kiggins Theatre in downtown Vancouver.

The Clark County Green Awards is an annual celebration of our community's best environmental champions. Awards are given to recognize outstanding sustainability work being done by individuals, organizations and businesses in Clark County. The other awards presented are:
  • Green Business of the Year, 25 or fewer employees
  • Green Business of the Year, more than 25 employees
  • Green Business of the Year, nonprofit or government agency
  • Green Neighbor of the Year - for an individual resident who goes above and beyond in modeling green living
  • Master Composter Recycler Superstar - for a Master Composter Recycler program volunteer who goes above and beyond to teach others in the community to reduce waste and live sustainably, selected by previous winners of the award
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