2016 Most Valuable Pollution Prevention Awards

WASHINGTON, DC – The 2016 Most Valuable Pollution Prevention (MVP2) awards presented by the National Pollution Prevention Roundtable (NPPR) celebrate the successes of innovators in the areas of pollution prevention and sustainability.

The MVP2 awards are presented annually during National Pollution Prevention (P2) Week.  Since P2 Week became a national event in 1995, NPPR has been advancing pollution prevention awareness by encouraging and promoting widespread participation during this week.

The 2016 MVP2 recipients represent a broad range of backgrounds including academia, industries, non- profits and individuals that have demonstrated significant accomplishments in pollution prevention.   These organizations and individuals have clearly demonstrated that pollution prevention is beneficial to both the environment and the economy.

This year’s MVP2 Award Winners are:

Global Foundries Vermont
Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, P2 and Stewardship Unit
Chesterfield, VA County’s Department of Utilities
Don Rivard – Individual Merit / P2 Champion Award
Abigail Giarrosso – Student of the Year
Alicia McCarthy – Student of the Year

The MVP2 awards demonstrate how organizations can become more competitive, form partnerships, realize cost savings and enhance environmental quality all at the same time.

For more information on the MVP2 Awards and NPPR, visit www.p2.org.