The Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County Development Board identified
- in its 10 year Plan (2002-2012) - the need for recognition
of the county’s environmental achievers.
The Healthy County Forum was established in 2004 under the
County Development Board to meet this need as one of its actions.
The Envirocom 2008 Awards are presented by the Healthy
County Forum whose members include - the Health Service Executive,
Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council, Dun Laoghaire Rathdown
Chamber, An Garda Síochána, Dun Laoghaire VEC, County Dublin
VEC and Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown Community Forum.
The objective of the Envirocom 2008 Awards is to stimulate
the adoption of good environmental practice in both the public
and private sectors and to recognise and honour the county’s
private and public organisations engaged in outstanding and
innovative environmental management.
It is also hoped that the Envirocom 2008 Awards will encourage
the development of sustainable communities which reflect the
use and protection of the county’s natural assets - thus promoting
The award categories include -
- Waste Prevention
- Energy Management
- Engaging Communities in Environmental Projects
- Sustainable Tourism - and
- Special Merit Award.
The Envirocom 2008 Awards competition is open to businesses
and public agencies that operate within Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown
Completed entries should be received no later than Friday
June 27th 2008.
Postal entries should be sent to -
Dún Laoghaire Rathdown Chamber
1 Haigh Terrace,
To file online applications - Click
Judging will take place in September 2008 and the winners
will be announced at the Envirocom Awards 2008 dinner on Thursday
September 25th in the Stillorgan Park Hotel.
For more information - Click