Bethesda Magazine Green Awards

Nominations are being accepted for the 2011 Bethesda Magazine Green Awards, sponsored by Bethesda Green. The Green Awards recognize businesses, non-profits, communities and individuals that are leading the local fight to protect the environment.  Know someone, a business, or group worthy of recognition as a green champion?  Anonymous or self nominations are welcome.

Nominate a Green Champion

Deadline for submissions is July 12, 2011. Winners will be profiled in the November/December issue of Bethesda Magazine and recognized at the Bethesda Green Gala on October 5, 2011, at the Round House Theatre in Bethesda.

Nominations are being accepted in five categories:

  1. Businesses or non-profit organizations whose primary focus is producing and/or selling innovative green products, providing innovative green services, and/or promoting a green lifestyle.
  2. Businesses or non-profit organizations not involved in providing green products or services, but that have significantly incorporated green practices into their culture and operations.
  3. Communities (neighborhoods, school organizations, condo associations, faith-based organizations etc.) that are promoting and implementing green practices.
  4. People, 19 or older, who are actively promoting and living a green lifestyle.
  5. People, 18 or younger, who are actively promoting and living a green lifestyle.


To be considered, businesses, non-profit organizations and community groups must be based in Montgomery County, Maryland or Upper Northwest Washington, D.C. (ZIP codes 20015 and 20016). Individuals must have their primary residence in the above areas.