EPCC Recognized for Environmental Work

Tuesday, November 12, 2013 - 7:08pm

El Paso Community College (EPCC) was recognized with the Outreach Leader Award by the El Paso Green Business Challenge for the year 2012-2013.

The City of El Paso established the El Paso Green Business Challenge to promote and celebrate environmentally responsible businesses and to increase energy efficiency and reduce their environmental impact, which results in reduced energy costs.

Participating companies will have access to training sessions and other resources that will help reduce energy consumption, waste generation, and water use.

Businesses will also benefit by saving money on energy, supplies, water bills, and the minimization of waste and pollution.

Mayra Cordero, EPCC Environmental Specialist, was also presented with an award by the El Paso Green Business Challenge.

Cordero was recognized as a Green Champion for her participation in the Green Business Challenge and other activities affecting El Paso’s environment.

Mayra has given presentations about recycling and sustainability at EPCC and throughout El Paso County.

Cordero has just finished her term as Chair of the State of Texas Alliance for Recycling El Paso Council.

For more information on EPCC’s recycling activities, contact Mayra Cordero at (915) 831-3325.


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