Monday, October 21, 2019

The Air District is announcing a call for applications for the 2020 Acterra Business Environmental Awards, including the Spare the Air Leadership Award. 

Spare the Air Status

For the fourth year in a row, the Air District is sponsoring the award in conjunction with Acterra and the 2020 Acterra Business Environmental Awards.

The Spare the Air Leadership Award will be given to a public agency, private business, non-profit, or school that has demonstrated significant leadership for a Bay Area air quality improvement project. Project focus areas could include reducing air pollutants or greenhouse gases, pollution prevention, or developing innovative approaches to cleaner air. Public agencies, private businesses, non-profits, or schools located within the Air District’s nine-county jurisdiction are encouraged to register and apply for the Spare the Air Leadership Award.

The award will be featured at the upcoming 2020 Acterra Business Environmental Awards ceremony, one of the Bay Area's oldest and most prestigious environmental recognition programs. The awards honor the accomplishments of organizations with innovative sustainable programs and recognize environmental leaders by providing an educational forum that increases awareness and the adoption of sustainable operating practices.

Applications for the awards are now being accepted online at The final deadline to apply is December 6, 2019. For more information, visit

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Last Updated: 10/21/2019