Outstanding Achievements

2016

 
  • Excellence in Sustainability Award, National Environmental Health Association (NEHA)
  • 1st Place, Government Award (Population over 40,000), Keep Texas Beautiful 
  • 1st Place, Governor’s Community Achievement Award (Population category over 180,001), Texas Department of Transportation & Keep Texas Beautiful, $310,000 Landscape Award
  • 1st Place, Jaideep Patel, Ruthe Jackson Youth Leadership Award (Youth Individual - High School), Keep Texas Beautiful
  • 2nd Place, Jaideep Patel, Volunteer of the Year Award, Keep Texas Beautiful 
  • Water Conservation and Reuse Award in the Large Utility Indirect category, Texas Chapter of American Water Works Association - For online learning module on Sprinkler Repair
  • WaterMark Award, Honorable Mention - For online learning module on Sprinkler Repair
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2015


  • 1st Place, National Community Improvement Award: Litter Education, Keep America Beautiful
  • Partner of the Year (2014-15), Air North Texas/North Central Texas Council of Governments
  • Larry Howe, 1st Place, Volunteer of the Year award, Keep Texas Beautiful
  • 1st Place, "Doo the Right Thing" pet waste campaign, Keep Texas Beautiful
  • 1st Place, Live Green in Plano News, Print Media Award, Keep Texas Beautiful
  • 3rd Place (Population Category 150,000+), Governor's Community Achievement Award
  • STAR Communities - 4 STAR Rating
  • Erin Hoffer, Volunteer in Plano Supervisor of the Year, City of Plano VIP
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2014


  • John Reas, 1st Place, Volunteer of the Year Award, Keep Texas Beautiful
  • 2nd Place, Distinguished Greenscape Project, North Texas Corporate Recycling Association (NTCRA)
  • Outstanding Achievement in Advertising Award (2013-14), Air North Texas/North Central Texas Council of Governments

2013

  • Green Ribbon Award, Environmental Education Center - LEED Public Project of the Year, USGBC North Texas Chapter 
  • 1st Place, ECO Teens - Live Green in Plano, Civic Organization Program Award, Keep Texas Beautiful
  • Outstanding Outreach Award (2012-13), Air North Texas/North Central Texas Council of Governments

2012

  • Jinx Smith, 1st Place, Volunteer of the Year Award, Keep Texas Beautiful
  • 1st Place, Government Agency, Keep America Beautiful
  • Partner of the Year Award (2011-12), Air North Texas/North Central Texas Council of Governments
  • 1st Place, Outstanding Environmental Education at the Local Level Award, North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE)
  • Sustainability & Environmental Services Director, Nancy Nevil, received the FY 2012 Robert L. Lawrence Distinguished Service Award, Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA)

2011

  • CLIDE (Celebrating Leadership in Development Excellence) for Raising Public Awareness at the Environmental Education Center
  • 1st Place, Governor's Community Achievement Award (Communities over 180,001), Keep Texas Beautiful 
  • Outstanding Initiative Award (2010-11), Air North Texas/North Central Texas Council of Governments

2010

  • Live Green Expo - City of Plano, 2010 Silver Excellence Award for Public Education - Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA)
  • Live Green Expo - City of Plano - 2010 Citation of Merit, Government Award, Keep Texas Beautiful
  • Governor's Community Achievement Award, City of Plano, Third Place, Keep Texas Beautiful

2009

  • SWANA International Truck Road-E-O First Place in Automated - Bradley Robertston
  • Alliance for Innovation for Outstanding achievement in Local Government Innovation awards for Concept of Sustainability
  • Outstanding Environmental Youth Education Program Leadership Award for "Everything in its Place" 1st Grade Field Trip program, State of Texas Alliance for Recycling (STAR)  

2008

  • Dallas Regional Mobility Coalition (DRMC) Air Quality Award for efforts in promoting clean air policies and programs
  • Excellence in Sustainability Award, National Environmental Health Association's (NEHA) 

2007

  • 1st Place (Communities over 180,001), Governor's Community Achievement Award, City of Plano, Keep Texas Beautiful
  • 2nd Place (Communities over 200,000), Keep America Beautiful
  • Distinguished Service Citation from Keep America Beautiful Award for Beautification & Community Improvement
  • Heather Merchant, Environmental Education & Community Outreach Supervisor named City of Plano Employee of the Year
  • Christopher Day, Commercial Recycling Coordinator named North Texas Corporate Recycling Association Volunteer of the Year

Previous Years

1992 - 2006