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Environment Awards 2017

Rewarding great design, environmental guardianship and community spirit in County Durham. For everything you need to know about the Environment Awards including details of previous projects see Environment Awards brochure (PDF, 1Mb)

The County Durham Environment Awards is an annual event rewarding projects that demonstrate great design, environmental guardianship and community spirit across the county.
They are hosted by the County Durham Environment Partnership, with the aim of recognising the efforts of a range of organisations and individuals through the following award categories.

  • Built environment
  • Climate change
  • Community partnership
  • Craftsmanship
  • Greener business
  • Natural environment 
  • Places and spaces
  • Schools and colleges
  • Volunteer group of the year
  • Volunteer of the year - under 18
  • Volunteer of the year - over 18
  • Waste management

The Environment Awards have been running in County Durham for 28 years and over that time projects involving thousands of people throughout the county and beyond have been awarded or commended for their contributions to the environment.

Running costs are kept to a minimum through corporate sponsorship arrangements. The County Durham Environment Partnership is currently looking for sponsors for the 2017 Environment awards.

The following three options are offered:

Gold sponsorship - minimum contribution £2000

Silver sponsorship - minimum contribution £1000

Bronze sponsorship - minimum contribution £500

For more information see Sponsorship Information 2017 (PDF, 420kb) or contact 03000 265 545.

This year's awards will be open for entries from 5 June 2017.