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Sustainable Saint Paul Awards
The Sustainable Saint Paul Awards recognize community members and organizations for making a commitment to creating a more sustainable Saint Paul. By sponsoring these awards, the City of Saint Paul hopes to encourage all residents, businesses, community groups and non-profits in Saint Paul to implement similar projects.   2013SSPAwards
Photo: From left to right: Councilmember Melvin Carter, Kinnell Tackett, Mayor Chris Coleman.

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. 

2014 Sustainable Saint Paul Awards

  • Read about the award winners here
  • Watch a video of the full ceremony here
  • View the photos here.

2013 Sustainable Saint Paul Awards

On April 17th Mayor Coleman and Saint Paul City Council honored 14 businesses, organizations and individuals at the annual Sustainable Saint Paul Awards ceremony.

  • Read about the 2013 winners
  • Watch the 2013 Sustainable Saint Paul Awards video
  • Watch the full ceremony video
  • Check out the ceremony photos

2012 Sustainable Saint Paul Awards

On April 25, 2012 Mayor Chris Coleman and the Saint Paul City Council honored 10 businesses, individuals and organizations that have demonstrated environmental leadership.Check out the short video highlighting the award winners. For more detailed information on each of the award winning projects and programs checkout 2012 Award Winners.

Thank you to all nominees and members of our community who are doing great work to improve the quality of our environment.

If you have any questions regarding the awards, please email

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