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Environmental Excellence Awards Program

Accepting Nominations for Airlines, Tenants and Business Partners of Seattle-Tacoma International Airport through January 31

Nominate your organization for Sea-Tac Airport’s annual Green Gateway Environmental Excellence Awards between January 1 and 31, 2016.

The Sea-Tac Airport Environmental Excellence Awards Program highlights and recognizes airline, tenant, and business partner environmental stewardship efforts for the 2015 calendar year, and the critical role their accomplishments play in meeting our goal to be “The Green Gateway.”
Sea-Tac is an environmental pacesetter and leader—committed to creating a sustainable airport that minimizes the environmental impacts of our operations. The Port of Seattle is committed to integrating environmental considerations into all aspects of its strategic planning and business decision making, including its relationships with business partners.

Nomination Form and Info Packet

Click here to download the Nomination Form and Information Packet  


For more information, please contact Jeremy Webb, (206) 787-5395.

Announcement of 2016 Winners

The port will announce award winners during a Port of Seattle Commission meeting in April, to
coincide with Earth Day 2016. Winners will receive a commemorative plaque, recognition
through port press and website announcements, and additional publicity in port publications and
other outlets. 

2015 Award Winners

On April 28, 2015, the Port of Seattle Commission awarded its fifth Annual Green Gateway Environmental Excellence Award to HMSHost for their accomplishments in waste reduction and energy conservation at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. The successes included reducing solid waste by 15,000 pounds, annual energy savings of over 34,350 watts, and leading all participants in Sea-Tac’s food bank donation program by donating 20,106 lbs. of food, which translates into approximately 309 meals weekly.

Pictured from left to right: Award Recipients from HMSHost Vice President Operations Bruce Fish, HMSHost Senior Director of Operations Eric Waldon, Port of Seattle Commission Co-Presidents Courtney Gregoire and Stephanie Bowman; HMSHost Assistant Director of Operations, Chris Keaton, and Commissioner Bill Bryant. 
Read the full press release for more details.