Awarded to companies and organizations that recycle between 42-49% of
IBM, Gaithersburg, MD
900 employees, Recycling Rate 44%
IBM recycles wooden pallets and scrap metal, in addition to the eight
required materials. They've really reduced their waste and increased
their recycling rate
Investment Properties, Inc., Rockville, MD
100 employees Recycling Rate 47%
This property management firm has achieved a strong recycling rate in
Jewish Social Service Agency, Rockville, MD
91 employees, Recycling Rate 46%
This agency has consistently been proactive in their efforts to improve
and educate others about their recycling program.
Jim Coleman Cadillac Company, Bethesda, MD
247 employees, Recycling Rate 44%
Here's a quick study in recycling-- Increased its 9% recycling rate
up by 35% from 1999 to 2000
O'Donnell's Restaurant, Bethesda, MD
125 employees, Recycling Rate 43%
For maintaining its recycling rate two years in a row. (2nd year as
a recipient of this award) In addition, O'Donnell's has shared their
recycling experiences with other businesses in the County.
Phillips Business Information, LLC, Potomac, MD
350 employees, Recycling Rate 49%
Phillips has improved their recycling rate by 5% in the last year.
United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Rockville, MD
2,090 employees, Recycling Rate 45%
For maintaining a consistently strong recycling rate two years in a
row. They have a return supply program for re-issuing supplies. The
NRC publishes the "Conserve Column" in their regular employee newsletter.
They have a Buy Green Program, to encourage all staff using credit cards
for agency purchases to buy recycled.
United States Pharmacopeia Convention Inc., Rockville, MD
267 employees, Recycling Rate 42%
It conscientiously recycles at both of its buildings in Rockville. There
is a high level of awareness of recycling, and they have hosted the
County's business recycling display for weeks at a time.
Waste Management Inc., Gaithersburg, MD
135 employees, Recycling Rate 49%
For having a solid recycling rate and moving toward the 50% mark.