Noble Environmental Announces $100,000 in Green Gifts to Celebrate Earth Day!
APRIL 5, 2021, BELLE VERNON -- In celebration of Earth Day, Noble Environmental is proud to announce it has awarded $100,000 in Green Gifts to several organizations in Western Pa who are taking steps to achieve sustainability in one of the following categories: human, social, economic and environmental. Noble Environmental is an environmental services company providing innovative technologies and practices to solid waste management, transforming waste to renewable gas that powers vehicles in partnership with Westmoreland Sanitary Landfill and County Hauling.
“We thought it was extremely important to support projects in our community that are focused on sustainability and led by organizations who value innovation the same way we do,” said Alex Sulkowski, co-founder of Noble Environmental.
“At Noble, we want to be an example of excellent corporate citizenship. Congratulations to all the winners, we can’t wait to see the outcomes of your projects,” said Rich Walton, co-founder of Noble Environmental.
Among the winners selected: ....
Norwin Rotary Community Development Projects: The Norwin Rotary will distribute the monies for a number of community development projects including two education projects at area schools and adding a four foot extension to the Christmas Tree that sits along Main Street in Irwin for three winter months, and helps to attract shoppers to the small businesses that line the streets of downtown. $10,000.00.
Each of the winners was selected because they met one or more of the criteria below:
Human sustainability - Human sustainability means investing in human capital: programs focusing on health, education, services, nutrition and skills are all under the umbrella of human sustainability. Applicants discussed what the grant will do today to improve human capital tomorrow.
Social sustainability - Social sustainability aims to improve relationships amongst people; equality, rights, culture, diversity, advocacy and the sharing of ideas related to these topics help to preserve social capital by strengthening the future of our community.
Economic sustainability - Economic sustainability aims to grow the community improve the standard of living there. But beyond growth, applicants detailed how they intend to sustain the investment over time.
Environmental sustainability - Environmental sustainability reduces human impact on natural resources like land, air, water and minerals. Applicants explained what short or long-term steps they are taking to improve the impact on the earth for future generations.