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.

Award Criteria

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