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Rockland Business Association's Green Council

Chaired by Michael Shilale, Architect

2016 RBA Green Awards and General Membership Luncheon

The RBA Green Awards and General Membership Luncheon was held on October 20th with Orange & Rockland Utilities as the lunch sponsor and with Michael Shilale, architect and RBA Green Council Chair who orchestrated the ceremony.

Awards were given out to:

  • Innovative Plastics for Energy Efficiency - sponsored by O&R
  • Rockland Country Club for Water Conservation - sponsored by SUEZ
  • Keep Rockland Beautiful for Waste Reduction - sponsored by Green Meadow Waldorf School
  • Rockland Community College for Transportation Improvement - sponsored by Instrumentation Laboratory

Green Award winner Sonia Caro, Keep Rockland Beautiful (center), receives award from Eric Silber, Green Meadow School and Michael Shilale
Green Award winner Sonia Caro, Keep Rockland Beautiful
(center), receives award from Eric Silber,
Green Meadow School and Michael Shilale

 

 

Green Award winner Matt Freeman, Innovative Plastics, with Charmaine Cigliano and Michael Shilale
Green Award winner Matt Freeman, Innovative Plastics,
with Charmaine Cigliano and Michael Shilale

Green Award winner Matt Ceplo with Chris Graziano of SUEZ and Michael Shilale
Green Award winner Matt Ceplo (center) with
Chris Graziano of SUEZ and Michael Shilale

Cara Politi, 511 Rideshare and Jeff Gerber, Instrumentation Labs, join Michael Shilale in presenting award to Dr. Cliff Wood, President, Rockland Community College
Cara Politi, 511 Rideshare and Jeff Gerber,
Instrumentation Labs, join Michael Shilale in presenting
Green Award to Dr. Cliff Wood, President,
Rockland Community College

Photographs by: Kathy Kahn

 

RBA Go Green Resources: Building Design & Construction | Carbon Footprint | Compliance Issues | Consultants | Creating Awareness | Pollution Prevention / Hazardous Materials | Publications | Transportation | Water Conservation | Waste Reduction & Recycling | Glossary

Sponsor: Subsidary Partnership Program

Green Council Vision:

To educate, promote and advocate to the business community the benefits of adopting Green principles.

Green Council Case Study

Company Saves Over $5000 in Energy Costs

Green Council News:

Each month the RBA Green Council meets to exchange ideas and information that enhance our business’ ability to implement green and sustainable strategies for member businesses. These focused presentations are on RBA member businesses that have embraced green and sustainable measures within their business model. Any RBA member firm can contact the Green Council to participate in this program.

Michael Shilale Architects, Sustainable Solutions


Go Green Resources


Ira Wickes, Green Council Green Toolkit member


RBA Green Council Mission

Assist members in realizing bottom line benefits of going green

Empower members to find the sustainable solutions best suited for their businesses by providing information on available educational, service and product resources they need

Advocate for members on related environmental issues affect the business community