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☷ Fayetteville Arkansas - Fayetteville announces 2022 Mayor s Environmental Stewardship Award winners
Fayetteville , state Arkansas ( By Press Release office)
April 21 , 2022
Sustainability and Resilience Department
479 - 575 - 8296
lolsen@fayetteville - ar . gov
Fayetteville announces 2022 Mayor’s Environmental Stewardship Award winners
FAYETTEVILLE , Ark . – The City of Fayetteville Environmental Action Committee is pleased to announce the winners of the 2022 Mayor’s Environmental Stewardship Award .
The committee selected two award recipients that members felt exemplified a commitment to environmental stewardship . Dot’s Nashville Hot Chicken is the 2022 winner in the business category , and Amelia Southern with Zero Hour is the winner of the advocacy category .
Award recipients will be recognized by Mayor Lioneld Jordan and presented with their award at the City’s Earth Day Cleanup and Celebration held Saturday , April 23 , at the Marion Orton Recycling Center , 755 W . North St . The event starts at 9 a . m . , and Jordan will give an Earth Day Proclamation .
Dot’s owners , Russell and Sarah Ingram , are committed to the environment and sustainability . All packing , portion cups , side bowls and utensils are compostable and provided by locally operated Food Loops . Dot’s , which is located at the Yacht Club food truck court on College Avenue , also works with the City to turn its packing and any food waste into nutrient rich soil through the City’s food waste and compost program .
Southern , a freshman at the University of Arkansas , founded the Arkansas branch of Zero Hour , a national climate activism organization focused on the impact of climate change and advocating for the environmental justice for marginalized groups .
This is the second year for the Mayor’s Environmental Stewardship Award , which recognizes excellence in environmental stewardship demonstrated through sustainable practices , programs or projects undertaken by Fayetteville community members , non - profits , businesses and educators .
Nominees should demonstrate a commitment to environmental stewardship and sustainability through initiatives , practices and programs that align with one or more of the following achievement areas:
Recycling and Sustainable Product Lifecycle
Environmental , Sustainability or Resiliency Education and Outreach
Clean Energy Production and/or Innovation
Resource Conservation , Rehabilitation and Reclamation
For more information on the Mayor’s Environmental Stewardship Award or the Environmental Action Committee , contact Leif Olson , sustainability planner , at 479 - 575 - 8269 or
lolson@fayetteville - ar . gov
, or go to
Environmental Action Committee webpage
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