Frederick County Sustainability Commission Seeks Applications for Sustainability Awards

FREDERICK, MD – The Frederick County Sustainability Commission is accepting applications for its 2020 Sustainability Awards to recognize individuals and organizations in Frederick County that have made an outstanding contribution in helping the county advance sustainability efforts. Awards are based on leadership, innovation, and success in sustainability. Awards are available to (a) individuals (non-students), (b) students/student groups, (c) nonprofits and (d) commercial enterprises.

Examples of outstanding efforts include, but are not limited to, implementing energy efficiency, encouraging renewable energy, improving air and water quality, reusing and recycling, and/or supporting a sustainable quality of life.

Applications are reviewed by the Frederick County Sustainability Commission. Winners will be presented their awards at the 9th Annual Green Homes Challenge Recognition Event on March 26, 2020. 

Self-applications or nominations of others is accepted. Application forms are due no later than February 13, 2020 at 5 p.m.. Electronic submissions are preferred and should be sent to  

Copies of the forms are available at  

For more information, contact Ms. Ashbacher at 301-600-6864 or


The Frederick County Sustainability Commission represents the natural environment’s critical relevance in making community decisions that will sustain for all time a healthy, abundant, affordable and inspiring place to live and work.