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Green Public Sector Organisation of the Year

Green Public Sector Organisation of the Year

This award is open to councils, government departments and all sections of the public service with 25+ full time employees who have provided a comprehensive array of green-enabling services and who have actively encouraged businesses and consumers to become greener in outlook and practice.


The judges will want to know about services delivered that further the sustainability agenda and interact with the community, such as recycling facilities, cycling infrastructure, environmental programmes.

You must explain what you have achieved so far and what you hope to achieve in the future. And we need to see evidence of an overall strategy that sets out your targets and how you plan to achieve them and hard statistics demonstrating year-on-year comparisons.


Entry is by a 5 A4 page submission; ideally the judges will be looking for a clear plan and evidence that it is delivering on core objectives, paying particular attention to the criteria listed below.


  • Bio-diversity/improving natural habitats

  • Energy and/or water efficiency

  • Minimising traffic/use of vehicles

  • Recycling and waste minimisation

  • Involvement and training of staff

  • Impacts on and engagement with local businesses and the wider community

Environmental Protection Agency
  1. Visit our 'HOW TO ENTER' page for our Items Checklist & Step-by-Step Guide.

  2. Once have created your PDF submission and you have all items in the Items Checklist, submit your entry via the Online Entry Form below.

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