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Sustainable Eau Claire Awards


The first ever Sustainable Eau Claire Awards recognized individuals, businesses, and organizations committed to creating a more sustainable Eau Claire. The awards are meant to encourage all residents, businesses, community groups, and non-profits to implement similar sustainable actions.

The award ceremony was held on Earth Day, April 22, 2016.

Award Winners

Winners for 2016 are as follows:

  • Energy: Renewables, Efficiency or Conservation – Lynn Thompson, Eau Claire Energy Cooperative
  • Environmental Education – SDS Architects, Inc.
  • Exceptional Natural Resources Steward – Mike & Connie Olson, Micon Cinemas
  • Green Building Design  - Zach Halmstad & Pablo Properties
  • Green Products or Practices – Earthbound Environmental Solutions, LLC
  • Local, Sustainable, Healthy Food – Festival Foods - Eau Claire
  • Special Award: Co-Founder – David L. F. Duax
  • Student Leadership – Student National Environmental Health Association (SNEHA) UW-Eau Claire
  • Sustainable City Staff – Rod Bonesteel
  • Transportation Innovations – Jeremy Gragert
  • Waste Reduction, Composting or Recycling – REACH, Inc.
  • Waste Reduction, Composting or Recycling – Phillips Medisize - Phillips Medical - Eau Claire

Program materials for the past 2016 awards can be found below:

Winners Presentation Earth Day

Info Sheet

Application (hard copy)

Online Form

Check back near the end of the year for information on the 2017 awards.