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Awards & Recognition

ARROW (Awards for Reduction and Recycling of Waste) Program
Dakota Valley Recycling recognizes businesses located in Apple Valley, Burnsville and Eagan that make environmentally-friendly choices.

Environmental Initiative Awards – Business and Environment
Honors innovative projects that have achieved extraordinary environmental results by harnessing the power of partnership. From large, statewide efforts to small-scale locally-based projects, many of Minnesota’s most innovative environmental efforts have succeeded as a result of collaboration.

Governor's Awards for Pollution Prevention
Recognizes Minnesota’s businesses, nonprofits, private institutions, and governmental institutions that demonstrate a superior commitment to waste and pollution prevention, source reduction and resource conservation. Accomplishments must go beyond traditional waste management practices, focusing instead on preventing, reducing and reusing through innovative and creative strategies.

Minnesota Waste Wise Leader Award
This annual award is given to Minnesota Waste Wise member businesses that have taken the lead in waste reduction in Minnesota. Companies that already have waste reduction and recycling programs in place can also receive special recognition for their accomplishments upon becoming active members. Award winners are selected by a group of peers and receive statewide recognition as examples for the community and industry.

Last updated: 3/4/2014 9:20 AM