June 12, 2014
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To: Members and Friends of the Maryland Green Registry


     Maryland Department of the Environment Secretary Robert M. Summers announced the 2014 Leadership Award winners at the 5th annual Maryland Green Registry Awards and Membership Event on June 11th in Chevy Chase. The Registry partnered with Bethesda Green for an evening of networking and information sharing.


These award-winning organizations were recognized for their sustainable practices, measurable results and commitment to continual improvement. Like previous Leadership Award winners, each of the companies has in place the winning combination of an active green team, specific annual goals and measurement of progress. Click on each to learn more.


CertainTeed Corp., Siding Products Group

Elysian Energy

Fitzgerald Auto Malls

Hub Labels

Life Technologies


The other big announcement was the total environmental

results and costs savings reported by all Maryland Green Registry members over the past year.  Members reporting saving more than $79 million through environmental best practices and showed big gains in energy and water savings over last year.  Take pride in your contribution and spread the message that these individual efforts add up by sharing the infographic below through your company's social media sites.  You can create your own social media post by sharing this link: http://bit.ly/MGR14, or share the infographic directly from the Maryland Department of the Environment social media properties on Facebook and Twitter


Thank you to all who were able to attend the event last night in partnership with Bethesda Green. Event photos can be found here.  


Laura Armstrong

Maryland Green Registry Coordinator






A word of thanks to ...

thank you

Bethesda Green for partnering with us on this successful event,


Courtyard by Marriott Chevy Chase for generously hosting the event and offering tours of their LEED Gold, Maryland Green Travel Partner facility,


Honest Tea and TeaEO Seth Goldman for providing signed copies of his new book Mission in a Bottle, the Honest Guide to Doing Business Differently - and Succeeding to our Leadership Award and prize drawing winners,


Ayers Creek Adventures for providing kayak and canoe paddle time for two on beautiful Ayers Creek near Berlin, MD as part of the View our Videos prize drawing, and to our exhibitors


 and Veterans Compost for sharing information on their valuable programs.
Webinars and other events


Inspired by those annual results? Don't forget to check the Maryland Green Registry News and Events page for webinars and local workshops and events that provide information and guidance on implementing new environmental practices at your facility. To add events, send info to green.registry@maryland.gov or post to the Registry's LinkedIn Group





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