Submission Categories for the Sustainability Excellence Awards
Facilities (new and existing)
A change to the facility through construction/renovation demonstrating an innovative approach to achieving significant sustainability goals. It may include facility, site, or operations leading to enhancement in one or more areas: Indoor air, Waste, Materials, Transportation, Health, and Energy.
An exhibition design demonstrating an innovative approach to achieving significant sustainability goals. It may include materials selection, significant recycling, significant energy reduction, etc.
A standalone program, or a program supporting a new facility project or exhibition, which presents an innovative approach to engaging the public on topics of sustainability. These may include community-based initiatives to improve sustainability or specific programs directed within the museum for the larger public.