Green Awards Celebrate in London + Other Enviro Winners of the Week
The best environmental advertising and marketing campaigns of the year were celebrated last night in London at the Green Awards. Taking the Grand Prix, presented by Jonathan Porritt, was the latest Keep Britain Tidy campaign called Food on The Go which targeted 18-24 years old and their horrible litter dropping habits. Apparently due to successfully partnering with McDonalds and Greggs Bakers there was a 31% reduction in litter at the sites they worked with. Pretty good going! So let's see what other enviro winners there are out there in the blogosphere this week.Eco-Chick: Meet Rachel Avalon, Project Green Search's New "It" Girl by Starre Vartan
"Rachel Avalon is our new green "It" girl! Rachel won the inaugural Project Green Search model competition (read more about the contest here) and she is as excited as a green girl could be. She says about winning:"
Ecorazzi: Stars Host Special Oceana Event Honoring Deepak Chopra And Arianna Huffington by Michael Parrish DuDell
"The 2009 Oceana Partners Award Gala honors those individuals who have made outstanding contributions through their personal commitment to the cause of protecting and conserving the environment. We likey!"
Green LA Girl: Silver Lake goes gold -- with a new green LEED Gold library by Siel
"The new Silver Lake Branch Library celebrated its grand opening yesterday! The library's earned a Gold LEED certification -- the same rating one of my favorite hangouts -- Santa Monica Main Public Library -- earned more than 2 years ago."
Green Thing: A Quick Recipe For A Successful Copenhagen
Green Thing won Best Green New Media at the Green Awards 2009 last night. To celebrate their triumph let's watch their latest entertaining creation - a video which gives new meaning to cooking up a storm!
Inhabitat: UNstudio Wins Challenge to Revitalize Beijing with Their Creative Zone by Bridgette Meinhold
"A recent competition to design a creative zone in Beijing yielded this fascinating proposal to incorporate open space and an economic zone on the edge of the Beijing River. The winner of the competition was UNstudio, whose approach to the challenge was to compress the two distinct zones together in an accordion-like fashion, weaving both nature and the urban fabric together."