Image Credits: WRT, Paseo Verde is one example of a Philadelphia project that uses sustainable stormwater management practices.
For the first time, the American Planning Association (APA) Sustainable Communities Division is offering awards for Excellence in Sustainability. Hurry! The deadline for application is March 31st. Let’s get a Philadelphia project in the running. Based on submissions to the Philadelphia Water Department’s Plan Review office, we know there are many developers in the City committed to sustainable building. The 2014 Awards for Excellence in Sustainability honors those projects, policies, plans and people who show exemplary scholarship, leadership and inspiration in sustainability planning and implementation.
Categories for these awards include:
- Sustainable Development Project
- Sustainable Building Project
- Sustainable Park, Recreation or Open Space Project
- Green Infrastructure Project
- Sustainable Policy, Law or Plan
- Leadership in Sustainability
- Emerging Leader’s Sustainability Plan or Project
The application is open to all those who wish to apply. Any plan, project, program, tool, process, report or ordinance entered must have occurred in United States or Canada and been published within the last 3 years. Each submission may only be submitted to one category per year.
For more information and to apply, click here.