Going Green in Albuquerque
In its quest to be one of the top green destinations in America, Albuquerque has received many accolades over the years for ensuring that life in the Rio Grande Valley is sustainable for future generations. A few of these honors for 2008 include:
- The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and Siemens Sustainable Community Awards honored The City of Albuquerque with a Sustainable Community Award in the Large Community category for AlbuquerqueGreen, a comprehensive sustainability plan, backed by Mayor Martin J. Chávez, that provided the vision and tools for energy conservation, clean energy production and use, and conservation technologies.
- The Home Builders Association of Central N.M. recognized Mayor Martin Chávez with the Build Green Leadership Award.
- The City of has been selected as the winner of the inaugural Siemens Sustainable Community Awards.
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As our guest in the "Land of Enchantment," here are some green initiatives you can do to keep Albuquerque beautiful and one of America’s favorite green destinations.