Saturday, September 15, 2012

Kenya’s EcoPost Ltd feted at Energy Globe World Awards

2012 Energy Globe World Award Winners. EcoPost Ltd CEO Charles Kalama (Far Right)
Kenya’s EcoPost Limited was honored with the prestigious Earth award at the 2012 Energy Globe World Awards held in Vienna, Austria on Friday, September 14, 2012.
EcoPost was among nominees from 14 different countries that had the opportunity to present their projects at the 29th International CIRIEC congress held in the Vienna City Hall from 12th -14th September.
The project, which involved recycling of fence posts to protect forests and reduce plastic waste landfills, emerged the winner in the Earth category.
Receiving the respected environment award was EcoPost Ltd CEO, Charles Kalama whose business project has reduced over 300 tons of plastic waste going to the dumps each year while directly creating over 200 jobs.
This year’s awards received over 6000 projects from 151 countries that participated.

Here is the list of the 2012 Energy Globe World Awards winners:
Earth – EcoPost Ltd, Kenya
Project: Recycled Fence Posts Protect Forests and Reduce Plastic Waste Landfills
Fire – City of Lancaster, California (USA)
Project: Public-Private Partnerships on their Way to the Solar Age
Water – School of Civil Engineering, Queen's University Belfast (India)
Project: Arsenic-free Water for Millions of People without the Use of Chemicals
Air – Viessmann Werke GmbH & Co KG (Germany)
Project: Viessmann: Less Is More!
Youth – Lakota Solar Enterprises (USA)
Project: A Better Future through Natural Power Energy
The overall Energy Globe World Awards 2012 went to Lakota Solar Enterprises (USA).

Hongera Charles Kalama!
“To climb steep hills requires a slow pace at first.” – Shakespeare

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