USGBC Accepting Youth Leader Applications

Thu, 2009-09-24 01:21

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), home of the LEED certification system, is accepting applications for the 2009 USGBC Young Leader Awards. The awards are open to teens and young adults between the ages of 13 and 25 that have led sustainable changes in their schools and communities.

Applications will be accepted until 11:59 PM EDT on August 1, 2009. Five youth leaders will ultimately be chosen as the recipients of the 2009 USGBC Young Leaders Awards. The winners will receive an all-expense paid trip to Greenbuild 2009 in November as well as an all-expense paid trip to the Speak Green Festival in April 2010.

For more information, visit the USGBC web site.