Several individuals and groups in Orangeville have received Environmental Sustainability Awards.
The awards are presented each year, to those who have made a positive environmental contribution to the community.
The categories are business, individual, youth, and group.
Deja Vu Restaurant won for their composting efforts and for cutting down on waste in the restaurant.
Sylvia Bradley, a former town councillor, is known in the community for being an environmental champion - starting up tree planting initiatives, and lead the Orangeville Sustainabillity Action Team.
Anika Bennett won the youth award for bringing awareness of environmental issues through school projects as well as local and international events.
The Parkinson Public School Eco Club has been recognized for a multitude of environmental programs at school to reduce waste and energy consumption.