Thank You for Choosing Environmental Excellence!
The Choose Envl'ronmntal
to Improve the Environment
Thank you forjoining the Choose Environmental Excellence cam-
paign! With your help, we can make the world a better place to live
both today and tomorrow.
effort by businesses, individuals, local gov-
ernments and schools. The campaign teaches
people the Simple Steps they can take to help
the environment in every part of their daiIy
home, at work, at play, and at
This publication includes Simple Steps businesses can take to im-
prove the environment. The Simple Steps are organized into three
main categories for your convenience: Getting 'Down to
Business, Watching the Bottom Line, and
Spreading the Word. These sections offer ad-
vice on topics ranging from Food Service to
As you take each step to help the envi-
ronment, check off the box next to it. As you
read them, you may find that your business
has already taken some of these Simple
Steps. Use this list as a guide to record what
your business is doing and what improve-
ments can still be made. Let the rest of the
staff know, too! This is also a good time to remind
them about other environmental improvements your
Choose Environmental Excellence is a joint
n Saving Energy.
As a participant in Choose Envirunmenfal Ex-
improving your community. Choose Environmen-
tal ExceUence participants commit to making envi-
ronmental improvements. You can choose your
program's emphasis. You can buy recycled products, re-
cycle, or conserve energy and water.
cellence, your business has taken the first step to
business has made.
Each year Choose Environmental Excel-
lence rewards organizations that make out-
standing efforts for the environment. As a
Choose Environmental Excellence campaign
participant, your organization will have the
opportunity to apply for the annual Environ-
mental Excellence Awards.
Applications are mailed to each Environ