FLINT, MI. — Mott Community College in Flint is the September recipient of the FOX 66 Green Business Award! The Green Business Award is presented to one local business each month for taking strides to make their workplace more eco-friendly. Internally, Mott utilizes recycling, reusing, energy and paper reduction, all in an effort to keep our planet green. MCC is actively pursuing many green initiatives through careful evaluation and testing to make sure that these measures result in both cost savings and a realized environmental benefit. In addition, MCC has established the Green Initiative Committee (GRIT), which is currently working on expanding their recycling efforts and educational outreach. Mott Community College will be highlighted for their efforts tonight during the “Green Report” airing every Thursday during “FOX 66 News at 10”. They will also be recognized on-air throughout September on FOX 66 as well as online at www.wsmh.com/greenteam.
To nominate a local business for the FOX 66 Green Business Award visit the Green Team page at wsmh.com/greenteam. The FOX 66 Green Team is a program of FOX 66 made up of various community leaders from eco-friendly organizations throughout Mid-Michigan with the goal of making Mid-Michigan more “green.” These organizations include Genesee County Metropolitan Planning Commission, C.B.C. Recycling, Inc., Mid-Michigan Waste Authority, City of Historic Linden, Keep Genesee County Beautiful, Flushing Township Nature Park, MTA, Flint River Watershed, Genesee Regional Chamber of Commerce, Genesee County Parks and Recreation, Goodwill Industries of Mid-Michigan, Michigan Green Schools, Michigan Recycling Coalition, and Tuscola County Recycling.