Clean Environment Awards Gala, the ninth edition, announced its winners in a festive event, held in the Paris hall of the Novotel Hotel in the Capital. The award ceremony was attended by over 100 guests, representatives of environmental authorities, producers, operators and partners of ECOTIC, the NGO environment and, of course, this year's winners.
A total of 58 projects were entered this year on www.premiilepentrumediucurat.ro, representing initiatives across the country, for all four categories of competition: Companies, educational institutions, public institutions and NGOs.
During the awarding of the winning projects at the 2017 Clean Environment Awards Gala, Valentin Negoiță, President of ECOTIC, stated:
"This year's gala takes place exactly two years after the signing of the Agreement from Paris on climate, signed by 175 countries, which regulates the measures of reduction of CO2 emissions. The projects promoted by the Clean Environment Awards Gala do implicitly part of the category of initiatives aimed at protecting the environment, to contributes to increasing the quality of life and to a more efficient use of resources.
We are glad that this year we had 58 projects, from which the jury chose the winners of the 2017 edition for commendable activities in the direction of improving the attitude towards the environment. The winners added, this year, some important cities on the ecological map of Romania.
We would also like to highlight the support received this year from our partners, environmental authorities, producers, collectors and recyclers in the field of WEEE, NGOs. "
The winners of the four categories of Awards Gala for a Clean Environment 2017 are as follows:
Grand Prize for Public Institutions: Baia Mare Ecological Guard
Winning project: "Clean bathroom!"
Grand Prize for NGOs: Urban Place Social Trading Association
Winning project: "The Oily"
Grand Prize for Educational Institutions: Kindergarten no. 11 from Brăila
Winning project: "Eco kindergarten Brîndșa"
Grand Prize for Companies: Sanitation Craiova SRL
Winning project: "We protect nature. We collect selectively "