Golden Pinecone Sustainability Awards Nomination Form

We invite you to nominate local businesses, organizations, educators, and individuals deserving of recognition for making our community more environmentally healthy, safe, and sustainable for award recognition in 2023.

Use this form to nominate worthy businesses of all sizes, non-profits, individuals, and educators. Use a separate form for each nomination. The same business or organization may be nominated for more than one category. Submission deadline is Friday, March 17 at 12 noon PT

For the 2023 awards, greenUP! is partnering with Envirolution, Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful, Great Basin Outdoor School, the Reno-Sparks Chamber of Commerce and Western Nevada College for a live event on Thursday, April 13 from 5pm to 7pm at Great Basin Brewing Company Taps and Tanks, 1155 S Rock Blvd #490, Reno, NV 89502.

Download a description of the 2023 Award Categories.

(Click here for list of previous awardees.)

* Select one category below (Items 1 through 11) for your nomination of a businesses, non-profit, educator or individual. Use a separate form for each nomination.
* Please provide the name of business, organization or person being nominated. Please include a contact name to approve the nomination, their email and phone number (required).
* In the space provided, please explain why the above nominee should win a 2023 Golden Pinecone Sustainability Award in their respective category.
* Use this space for comments or any additional information that you wish to provide regarding your nominee (such as company profile, bio, etc.).
If you can provide a metric of the nominee's environmental impact, that would be helpful (i.e., greenhouse emission reduction, energy or water savings, waste reduction, number of diesel cars off the road or some other pertinent metric.) OPTIONAL
* Please provide your contact information should we have questions regarding your nomination (include name, telephone number and email address in the box below). Nominations will not be accepted without nominator's contact information.

Thank you for taking the time to support sustainability in your community by nominating a peer for recognition. Someone from greenUP! will be in touch with you if more information is needed on your nomination. Winners will be notified by March 24. Awards will be presented to winners on April 13, 2023 at the Spring event co-hosted by the Great Basin Brewing Company.