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Environmental Excellence Awards Program

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Nominate a business for the 2019 Environmental Excellence Awards

Submissions will be accepted between Jan. 13 and Feb. 14, 2020!

Every spring the Port of Seattle recognizes outstanding environmental accomplishments of customers, tenants, non-profits and business partners with the annual Environmental Excellence Awards. Award winners serve as role models and demonstrate environmental leadership in their operations at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport and Port of Seattle maritime facilities and are crucial partners in helping the Port achieve its environmental stewardship and sustainability goals set forth in the Century Agenda.

Submissions forms

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2019 SEA Airport Submission form

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2019 Maritime Submission form

What types of activities are eligible?

The Port accepts nominations for any project, process or activity that demonstrates environmental leadership and sustainability completed in 2019. Customers, tenants, non-profits and partners operating and/or providing services or supplies to the Port of Seattle are eligible to apply. Interested applicants may nominate themselves or others. Port staff will evaluate each nomination using specific criteria for each of the following award categories:

  • Environmental Performance
  • Environmental Education and Outreach
  • Environmental Innovation

What award types are available?

The Port may issue two different award types:

  • Environmental Excellence Award
    Our traditional award recognizes actions demonstrating significant performance, education and outreach, or innovation, and commitment to supporting Port sustainability objectives.
  • Small Business Award
    This award is for small, minority/women-owned, or disadvantaged businesses whose actions demonstrate significant performance, education, and outreach, or innovation, and commitment to supporting Port sustainability objectives.

The Port also may recognize nominations with an Honorable Mention to highlight notable accomplishments that demonstrate meaningful support for Port sustainability objectives.

Submission instructions

Submit questions and/or a completed nomination form along with supporting documentation via email by 5 p.m. February 14, 2019:

SEA Aviation
Jeremy Webb
Port of Seattle, Aviation Environmental Programs
Seattle-Tacoma International Airport
P.O. Box 68727, Seattle, WA 98168
(206) 787-5395

Jane Dewell or Mike DeSota
Port of Seattle, Maritime Environmental Programs
2711 Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA 98121
(206) 787-4668 or (206) 787-3344

Submissions from previous years

View past year Environmental Excellence Award Winners here.

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