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Environmental Awards Program


Since 1996, through the Environmental Awards Program, the City has recognized the outstanding contributions of individuals, groups, organizations, institutions, and businesses to advancing environmental sustainability and protecting and enhancing the natural environment in Burnaby.

Environmental Awards Program

The City of Burnaby is pleased to acknowledge the following individuals, community groups, institutions, and businesses who have made significant contributions to the sustainability of Burnaby’s environment:

2017 Environmental Awards

Burnaby Board of Trade, in the category of Business Stewardship, for their outstanding and ongoing efforts to help Burnaby businesses be more environmentally sustainable.

Kimberley Wong, in the category of Green Choices, for her outstanding efforts in her community to create a shared garden space for growing food.

British Columbia Institute of Technology, Factor Four Initiative, in the category of Planning and Development, for outstanding contributions to sustainability and the built environment.

Sonya Kung, student at Ecole Alpha Secondary School, in the category of Youth, for her outstanding leadership and environmental achievements.

2017 Environmental Stars

Reid’s Automotive Recycling, in the category of Business Stewardship, for their outstanding achievements to reduce the environmental footprint of their business operations.

Simon Fraser University, in the category of Communications, for outstanding community engagement as part of the SFU 20 Year Sustainability Vision and Goals planning process.

Randy and Wendy Snyder, members of Stoney Creek Environment Committee, in the category of Community Stewardship, for their significant contributions to the Stoney Creek Environment Committee’s stewardship programs.

Mireta Strandberg-Salmon, in the category of Youth, for her outstanding efforts to eliminate bottled water consumption at Moscrop Secondary School.

Deer Lake Student Streamkeepers, in the category of Youth, for their stewardship of Deer Lake Brook.

Past Recipients

View a complete list of past recipients.

  • Environment Awards Nomination Form

    Nomination FormMoreDeadline for nominations is March 31, 2017.