10 nominees for Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber’s annual enviro award

Ten local businesses have been nominated to receive the Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber’s 12th Annual Tahoma Environmental Business Award for outstanding environmental awareness and efficiency.

The nominees include Cartridge World, Earthwise Architectural Salvage, J.L. Darling Company, Kirmac Collision Services, NW Furniture Bank, Pacific Lutheran University, Regence BlueShield, Sperry Ocean Dock, Tacoma-Pierce County Habitat for Humanity, and University of Puget Sound.

Past recipients include, Targa Sound Terminal, Richlite Company, Waste Connections, Inc., Walsh Construction, Carlile Transportation Systems, Pacific Lutheran University, Totem Ocean Trailer Express, Inc., Port of Tacoma, McFarland Cascade, Simpson, and Kay Parks/Dan Meyer Auto Rebuild.

This year’s award recipient will be announced during a luncheon on Fri., April 11, between 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. at Allenmore Public Golf Course, located at 2125 S. Cedar St., in Tacoma. In addition to the awards presentation, University of Washington Tacoma officials will provide an update on the Prairie Line Trail at UWT Station, and Schnitzer Steel Industries officials will provide information about eco-friendly metal recycling.

Sponsors include Taylor-Thomason Insurance, Blitz & Co. Florist, and Pacific Lutheran University.

Admission is $25 for Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber members ($30 for non-members). Register online here. Day-of-event walk-in admission is $30 for Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber members ($35 for non-members).

Kurt Petrauskas and his staff at Earthwise Architectural Salvage on Tacoma's East Side have been nominated to receive the Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber's 12th Annual Tahoma Environmental Business Award for outstanding environmental awareness and efficiency. (FILE PHOTO BY TODD MATTHEWS)

Kurt Petrauskas and his staff at Earthwise Architectural Salvage on Tacoma’s East Side have been nominated to receive the Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber’s 12th Annual Tahoma Environmental Business Award for outstanding environmental awareness and efficiency. (FILE PHOTO BY TODD MATTHEWS)