RBA Green Council Awards

06/12/17: The RBA's 7th Annual Green Awards program recognized four amazing winners that join the over 20 previous RBA Green Council Award winners.

Bill and Michael co-hosted a 'red carpet', 'black tie', pre-Green Award show interviewing the winners of the 7th  annual RBA Green Council awards program.  The winners, some dressed in 'designer ' gowns and tuxedos were happy to share their sustainable secrets.

Listen to Michael interview Susan Wilmink from Keep Rockland Beautiful here.

Listen to entire red carpet gala here.

From left to right - Mac Freeman, Lorinda Hall, Michael Shilale, Matt Cepelo, Susan Wilmink and Bill Madden

In the Energy Category, Innovative Plastics won for participating in O&R's C&I (Commercial and Industrial Program) three times over the last two year. Reducing their electrical usage by more than 600,000 kWh/year, saving more than $100,000 annually.  In the Water Conservation Category

Rockland Country Club showed how golf courses can be managed sustainability - saving over $70,000 a year by irrigating it's entire golf course from its own underground-spring- and rain-fed pond.

Keep Rockland Beautiful' s bi-annual cleanup and various educational campaigns earned them a Green Award in the Solid Waste Category.