SAN DIEGO–The City of San Diego revealed the winners of the annual Recycler of the Year competition.
The awards were presented by the City’s Environmental Services Department staff at the San Diego Central Library at Joan Λ Irwin Jacobs Common.
“These recyclers are being recognized for their tremendous work to make San Diego a better place for future generations,” said Mayor Kevin Faulconer. “They are setting an example for all of us to follow and helping us meet the goals of our landmark Climate Action Plan. We applaud and thank them for their ongoing efforts.”
The Recycler of the Year awards are presented to the City’s most progressive recyclers of all sizes in the local business and nonprofit communities. The City annually recognizes businesses and organizations located within the City that have implemented or expanded innovative and successful waste reduction, recycling and recycled product purchasing programs.
Winners of the Recycler of the Year award are: Intuit, Inc., San Diego Convention Center Corp., San Diego State University, Neyenesch Printers, Inc.Cox Communications, Inc., Snooze an A.M. Eatery San Diego County Regional Airport Authority, Qualcomm, Inc., San Diego Zoo Global, and SeaWorld San Diego
“We are honored to recognize the City’s top recyclers because everyone knows that recycling is great for the environment and it also helps extend the life of the Miramar Landfill,” said the City’s Environmental Services Department Director, Mario X. Sierra.
The City provides local businesses with assistance in developing waste reduction and recycling programs with a free comprehensive waste analysis.