Annual Awards

The Hamilton County Recycling and Solid Waste District hosted its annual awards program on Wednesday, November 15 at the Centennial Barn. The District honored individuals, schools, businesses, and nonprofit organizations for their efforts to reduce waste and increase recycling throughout Hamilton County.

The following are the 2017 honorees: (to view photos, click on the award name).

Best City Recycling Rate- City of Madeira

Best Township Recycling Rate - Columbia Township

Best Village Recycling Rate - Village of Mariemont

Most Improved Recycling Community - Colerain Township

Recycling at Work Program of the Year - Everything But the House

Excellence in Public Recycling - City of Mt. Healthy

Best Multi-family Recycling - Wynbrook Apartments

Outstanding School Recycling Program - Mercy Montessori

Outstanding Recycling Educator - Sarah Newman, Sycamore Community Schools

Student Recycler of the Year - Hailey Recker, Amity Elementary, Deer Park Schools

Friend of Recycling -Sarah Stankorb, Wyoming City Schools

Save the Food Award - Midwest Culinary Institute at Cincinnati State

Recycling Restaurant Award - Casa Figueroa

Excellence in Reuse - Play Library

Sustainability Award - The Kroger Company

Partner of the Year - Hamilton County Public Health