The Small Business Eco Challenge celebrates the environmental achievements of small businesses operating in Edmonton.
Update: The Small Business Eco Challenge will not be occurring this year as the program is undergoing re-evaluation.
Entries are judged within the six categories included in the City's environmental strategic plan The Way We Green:
- Energy and Climate Change
- Food Resiliency: protection of local food supply or agriculture
- Solid Waste Reduction
- Land Conservation and Biodiversity
- Water Quality Protection and Conservation
- Air Quality
Only for-profit enterprises within the city of Edmonton that have been in operation for year or more qualify for the challenge. Winners are selected on the basis of overall environmental performance.
- 1-10 Employees
- 11-50 Employees
- 51-100 Employees
All prizes include recognition on the City of Edmonton's You're Gonna Love Green web page and in media releases prepared at the time of winning, as well as:
- First Prize: $500 Cash
- Second Prize $300 Cash
- Third Prize: $100 Cash