Tuesday, May 19, 2020

The Air District will honor Central Concrete with the Spare the Air Leadership Award on Thursday, May 28, at the 2020 Acterra Business Environmental Awards online awards ceremony. This year’s award ceremony is being be held online in accordance with local shelter-in-place guidelines due to COVID-19. 

Spare the Air Status

Central Concrete in San Jose demonstrated significant leadership in reducing air pollutants to win the honor. The company designed sustainable, low-carbon-footprint concrete products achieved by reducing the amount of cement used and by substituting cement replacement materials. Since 2011, they have replaced 1.1 million tons of cement with substitute materials, resulting in emission reductions of approximately 1 million tons of carbon dioxide from cement production.

The Spare the Air Leadership Award winner will be celebrated alongside other environmental leaders from across Bay Area during the online ceremony. Registration is free, on Acterra's website.

WHO: Acterra, local award winners, previous winners and sponsors


WHEN: Thursday, May 28, from 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.

WHY: Honoring local environmental leaders

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Last Updated: 5/19/2020