By Nina Wu
Congratulations to the 2012 recipients of the Keeping It Green Hawai‘i awards which were part of America Recycles Day on Nov. 15.
The awards recognize organizations with positive "green projects" in the community.
This year's recipients were:
>> Hui o Laka (operators of the Koke‘e Natural History Museum)
>> Maui Tomorrow Foundation
>> Kanu o ka ‘Aina Learning ‘Ohana
>> Innovations Public Charter School
>> One Island Sustainable Living Center
>> Waianuhea Bed & Breakfast
>> Kohala Burger & Taco
>> Mr. K's Recycling & Redemption Center
"Since initiating the Keeping It Green Hawai‘i program in 2007, 46 businesses, organizations and schools have shared their ways and means of promoting green practices and sustainability," said Recycle Hawai‘i executive director Paul J. Buklarewicz. "The growing awareness and participation in Keeping It Green Hawai‘i by so many who express their conscious actions highlights their strongly held conviction in environmental stewardship of our fragile island communities."
Visit www.recyclehawaii.org to learn more about Keeping It Green Hawai‘i.