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Mayor Chris Coleman and the Saint Paul City Council are committed to making Saint Paul “The Most Livable City in America” and a leader in sustainable urban living. The city is taking proactive steps to protect our city’s air, water, and urban landscape by focusing on Carbon Dioxide (CO2) reduction activities in the areas of energy efficiency and conservation, clean energy supply, alternative fuels and transportation options, recycling and waste reduction, urban reforestation and natural resources management, and water resources management. 

The city encourages everyone to contribute to a sustainable urban living environment, and each year the Mayor and Saint Paul City Council recognizes community members and organizations for making a commitment to creating a more sustainable city through the Sustainable Saint Paul Awards

Now Accepting Nominations for the 2015 Sustainable Saint Paul Awards

Saint Paul Mayor Chris Coleman and the Saint Paul City Council is encouraging individuals, businesses and organizations to submit nominations for the 2015 Sustainable Saint Paul Awards, which honor the work being done to protect and restore the environment in Saint Paul.

Nominations are due Friday, February 20, 2015

Award categories include:

  • Clean-up or Beautification
  • Energy Efficiency or Conservation
  • Environmental Education
  • Exceptional Environmental Steward
  • Green Building Design
  • Green Products or Practices
  • Local, Healthy Food
  • Natural Resources Conservation
  • Sustainable City Staff
  • Transportation Innovations
  • Waste Reduction, Composting or Recycling
  • Water Quality or Conservation
  • Youth Leadership Award-18 years and under

Individuals, businesses and organizations may nominate others or themselves. The eligibility and nomination details are available here and nomination form can be completed online at: or downloaded (WORD or PDF) and emailed to Mark Riegel () or mailed to:

               2015 Sustainable Saint Paul Awards
                Mayor’s Office - 390 City Hall
                15 Kellogg Blvd. W
                Saint Paul, MN 55101

Award winners will be selected by a subgroup of the City’s Sustainable Saint Paul Team, an interdepartmental team of City staff who work on supporting the urban environment.

Winners will be contacted mid-March 2015.

Winners will be invited to participate in an awards ceremony with Mayor Chris Coleman and the Saint Paul City Council on April 22, 2015. 

See past winners at If you have questions, please contact Mark Riegel ().

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