VACo Recognizes Winners of Go Green Program

November 16, 2017

RICHMOND (November 15, 2017)—The Virginia Association of Counties (VACo) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2017 Go Green Awards, a program designed to encourage implementation of specific environmental policies and practical actions that reduce emissions, and save local governments money.

The winning counties are:

  • Albemarle County
  • Arlington County
  • Chesterfield County
  • Henrico County
  • James City County
  • Louisa County
  • Prince George County

This is the ninth year VACo has participated in the program, which was started in 2007 and called “Go Green Virginia.”

The program is generously supported and sponsored by Moseley Architects and Trane.

“The seven winning counties represent a growing group of localities that believe in taking innovative steps to reduce energy usage and promote sustainability,” VACo Executive Director Dean Lynch said. “Congratulations to all counties earning a Go Green Award.”

Visit www.GoGreenVA.org for more information.

Go Green Past Winners

  • Albemarle County (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016)
  • Arlington County (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016)
  • Chesterfield County (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016)
  • Clarke County (2011)
  • Culpeper County (2011)
  • Fairfax County (2009, 2010)
  • Franklin County (2009)
  • Frederick County (2011, 2013)
  • Gloucester County (2010)
  • Hanover County (2009, 2010, 2011)
  • Henrico County (2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015)
  • James City County (2012, 2013, 2015, 2016)
  • Loudoun County (2009, 2010, 2012)
  • Louisa County (2015, 2016)
  • Prince George County (2016)
  • Prince William County (2009, 2012)
  • Roanoke County (2009, 2010, 2011)
  • York County (2009, 2013, 2014, 2016)

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