Fort Worth’s 21st annual Environmental Excellence Awards saw the addition of the Innovation Award, to recognize companies advancing greater environmental awareness.
The Fort Worth location of Recaro, a German aircraft seating manufacturer, received the Innovation Award in the Solid Waste Reduction or Reuse category.
The company challenged its 600 employees to be sustainable in the office by bringing in coffee mugs and silverware from home. As a result, Styrofoam cups and plastic utensils are no longer used at their facility. The company also replaced more than 1,500 lights at its facility with LED lightbulbs.
Fort Worth’s Stage West Theater and Fort Worth Starbucks locations won honorable mention awards in the same category.
The Environmental Excellence Awards honors businesses who have made significant strides with their pollution prevention programs and water conservation efforts.
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