Sustainability Awards

Sustainability awards

reThink Green’s annual Sustainability Awards highlights achievements in community carbon reduction, sustainability, and leadership in the area of environmentalism. This year held on April 21st, 2022, we will once again celebrate the success of our community by sharing the triumphs of our award winners in person and online.

If you know someone who should be celebrated in one of our six categories then nominate them below! Nominations close April 4th, 2022. 

Award Descriptions

Environmental Champion

A person that has gone above and beyond professionally what is expected of them in sustainability. This person has made a positive impact in Northern Ontario abroad or in their community with the resources they have at their disposal to benefit the community through sustainable practices. 

Sustainability in COVID

Sustainability during COVID-19 was difficult. We celebrated a member of reThink green’s various programs, highlighting their fantastic sustainability and resilience during the covid-19 global health crisis.

Educator of the Year

The Environmental Educator Award is given to an educator who shows initiative in creating opportunities for environmental education and who centers the concept of sustainability in their teaching and in their actions. They are a champion for environmentalism and sustainability and have made a lasting impact on their students and community.

Youth Leadership

A person under 25 who has shown leadership with environmental sustainability. They are committed to their cause by putting their time and energy into achieving this goal through projects, community engagement, and innovation. Their success has benefitted their community and inspires others to up the cause.

Erica Lagios Memorial Award in Food Sustainability

This award is given to a business, not for profit, or organization that has made a tremendous impact in the areas of food security, capacity, or availability where local agriculture is concerned. This can range from reducing the steps it takes for food to reach from farm to table, or by creating new systems for food to be distributed to members of the community who otherwise would not have access to local, fresh food stuffs.

Member of the Year

Green Economy North celebrates a member who showed exceptional effort, advocacy, and dedication in reducing their carbon emissions through scope 1 or scope 2 emissions.

Nominations for the 2022 Sustainability Awards are now closed

2019 awards

The 2019 awards were held in November 2021

Environmental Champion

2019 Winner: old soul soap company

Sustainability in COVID

2019 winner: Nickel refillery inc.

Educator of the Year

2019 winner: Colin veevers

Member of the Year

2019 winner: Hia Media

Youth Leadership

2019 Winner: Sophia mathur

Plastic-Free Greater Sudbury

2019 winner: salute coffee company