Fredericksburg, Va. (June 2, 2016) – Environmental consulting firm Marstel-Day today announced that the firm has been recognized as a Sustainability Partner by the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (VA DEQ) Virginia Environmental Excellence Program (VEEP).
The VEEP Sustainability Partners Program encourages organizations to make environmental sustainability part of their culture through leadership, innovation, and continual improvement. Organizations must demonstrate this commitment through continual, measurable, and verifiable conservation efforts, leading to improvements in energy usage, water usage, waste generation, and other environmental benefits. “This award reaffirms the company’s ongoing efforts to demonstrate its commitment to the environment, and is proud to be recognized by VEEP for our accomplishments and achievements in conservation.,” said Rebecca R. Rubin, President and CEO of Marstel-Day.
VEEP features its 2016 recipients on its Sustainability Partners website. Marstel-Day is one of 14 Sustainability Partners that demonstrate a culture of sustainability and community involvement.
In July 2000, DEQ signed a Memorandum of Agreement with EPA Region III which outlines the agencies’ commitment toward regulatory innovation and the Virginia Environmental Excellence Program. In 2005, the Virginia General Assembly adopted legislation specifically authorizing the Virginia Environmental Excellence Program. The program has grown steadily since its inception and currently has over 450 members. For more information, visit DEQ’s VEEP website.