NOMINATE: CVC Living Sustainably Awards now open

Now in their 12th year, the Clarence Valley Council Living Sustainably Awards recognise outstanding contributions and achievements which enhance environmental, economic and social sustainability in the region.

The five award categories are Individuals(PDF, 3MB), Business(PDF, 3MB), Education(PDF, 219KB),Community(PDF, 219KB) and Our Backyard(PDF, 219KB).

Council is seeking nominees who excel in all aspects of sustainability. This may include reducing water and energy consumption, innovation, promoting sustainable recreation, employment initiatives, acknowledging the significance of local Aboriginal culture and values, and communicating the message of sustainability.

Clarence Valley Council’s Waste and Sustainability Coordinator Ken Wilson said Council wanted to reward individual people and groups who are leading the way in the field of sustainability.

“Many individuals and organisations are quietly making significant contributions to a more sustainable Clarence Valley, and we are always impressed by the calibre of our nominees,” Mr Wilson said.

“We’re keen to recognise these achievements and inspire others with the Living Sustainably Awards, and we welcome nominations from across the community in all categories.”

Nomination forms are available on the CVC website and paper copies are available from our customer service teams in Maclean and Grafton. For more information please phone Council on 6643 0200.

The 2021 winners were Mend and make Do Crew (Community), Sanctus Brewing Co. (Business), Wayne Stevens (Individual), Grafton Public School (Education) and Juli Grant and Denise Molloy (Our Backyard).

Nominations will close on Monday, 26 September 2022.

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