Annual Awards

Each year, the District honors individuals, schools, businesses, and nonprofit organizations for their efforts to reduce waste and increase recycling throughout Hamilton County.

Congratulations to our 2018 Honorees:
(to view photos, click on the award name).

Best City Recycling Rate - City of Montgomery

Best Township Recycling Rate - Columbia Township

Best Village Recycling Rate - Village of Evendale

Most Improved Recycling Community - Village of Lincoln Heights 

Let's Stop Waste at Work Program of the Year - Santa Maria Community Services

Excellence in Public Recycling - Cincinnati Recreation Commission Golf Courses

Best Multi-family Recycling - The American Building

Outstanding School Waste Reduction Program - Saint Ursula Academy

Outstanding Recycling Educator - Sharon Greene, Winton Woods City Schools

Youth Save the Food Award - St. Ignatius School

Save the Food Award - Our Daily Bread Soup Kitchen & Social Center

Bar Recycling Excellence Award - rhinehaus OTR

Excellence in Reuse - Scrap It Up

Sustainability Award - Green Umbrella

Recycling Communicator 
- Jennifer Ballard, City of Cincinnati

Partnership Award - Hamilton County Soil and Water Conservation District

Lifetime Achievement in Sustainability - Paul Braasch, Adams Clermont Solid Waste District