Environmental Star of Excellence Business Awards

Congratulations to the winners of the 2016 Environmental Star of Excellence Awards. These businesses were honored Sept. 14 during the annual Environmental Community Awards luncheon.

  • Green Building: DPR Construction

    Achieved over $2,500 savings by recycling/reuse of construction debris in INTUIT's second floor remodel project.
  • Small Business: Weeks Law Firm

    Realized $4,000 annual savings in paper purchasing by providing client documents on external memory sticks.
  • Emerald Award: Hirsch's Specialty Meats

    Operates with sustainability in mind--green power, organic recycling, LED lighting, employee education and promotes green advocacy.
  • Environme‚Äčntal Commitment: CAMBRiA hotel & suites

    Makes the most of a rooftop solar array panel, two Tesla electric car charging stations, organic recycling and green hospitality.
  • Multi-family: AMLI West Plano

    Offers their residents upscale energy-saving appliances, native and adaptive plant landscaping, a true nonsmoking environment and walkability.
  • Green Business Certified (GBC): Big Frog Custom T-Shirts & More

    Uses an eco-friendly, water-based dye for imprinting and has a waste-ink recapture system, LED lighting and recycled-content flooring.