The Tulsa Zoo is proud win the 2016 Henry Bellmon Sustainability Award. The zoo was honored for their sustainable “green practices” programs. The zoo is working toward a goal of environmentally neutral operations that include energy efficiency, stewardship of resources, sensitivity to the zoo’s impact on the environment, more sustainable consumer options, a reduced ecological footprint, and community partnerships that foster green practices.
The 2016 Bellmon Award winners were announced Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016, at the annual Bellmon Sustainability Awards gala, held by Sustainable Tulsa and the Rotary Club of Southside Tulsa.
“The Bellmon Awards recognize and reward extraordinary Oklahoma individuals, agencies, organizations, tribes, communities, and companies that have shown leadership in sustainability and are improving the livability of our communities,” said Corey Williams, executive director of Sustainable Tulsa. “These winners know that investment in social capital and environmental capital builds financial capital.”
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