Fredericksburg, VA (PRWEB) April 18, 2013
Marstel-Day, LLC recently received two environmental honors, and continued its run-up to Earth Day 2013 by joining the ranks of other US businesses that have signed a climate declaration urging the US government to take action to curb climate change. A link to information about the climate declaration is available at http://www.ceres.org/press/press-clips/us-companies-issue-declaration-urging-government-to-act-on-climate-change
On April 13th, the Rappahannock Group Sierra Club presented its Living Green Award to company President and CEO Rebecca R. Rubin at the Earth Day celebration in Old Mill Park in Fredericksburg. This award recognizes organizations and businesses that have taken steps to help the Earth and her environment. It focuses on businesses that took actions to reduce their carbon footprint, conserve water or other natural resources, communicate with employees or the public on environmental issues, and have otherwise acted to promote environmentally sound practices.
In addition, on April 10th, Marstel-Day received an Honorable Mention at the 2013 Governor's Environmental Excellence Award Ceremony held at the Environment Virginia Symposium in Lexington, VA. The Governor's Environmental Awards recognize the significant contributions of environmental and conservation leaders in two categories: sustainability and land conservation. Marstel-Day's multi-faceted program includes energy efficiency, waste reduction, water conservation, pollution prevention, recycling, composting and greenhouse gas reduction initiatives.
Award winners included DuPont, MillerCoors, Pepsico, the Virginia Port Authority, Henrico County Public Schools and the City of Winchester for its sustainability initiative entitled "Reaching a Deeper Shade of Green."
Marstel-Day is an idea-driven, values-based environmental company offering green consulting to the public and private sectors. It strives to create a greener, more sustainable future through its conservation practices and by raising public awareness of environmental issues.