EPA awards ReUSe title of Environmental Champion!

  Finger Lakes ReUse named “Environmental Champion” By U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Highest recognition presented to the public by EPA, the award recognizes outstanding commitment to protecting and enhancing environmental quality and public health. The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has named Finger Lakes ReUse (ReUse) as a recipient of its 2015 Environmental Champion Award. ReUse was nominated for this award, the highest honor presented to the public by EPA, by Tompkins County Solid Waste Manager Barbara Eckstrom, in recognition of its accomplishments in transforming waste into jobs and job skills training opportunities for the community. “Finger Lakes ReUse has not only had great success locally but is becoming a reuse model for other communities in New York State and the United States,” Eckstrom wrote ...