FOX 50 Wins Award for Green Event

FOX 50 Group
Several FOX 50 staffers are on hand to accept the 2009 Green Marketing Program of the Year Award: (l to r, front) FOX 50’s Gayle Hardy, Jennifer Rivero with Creative Recycling Systems FOX 50’s Shila Mallard and (back) Evelyn Booker, Niel Sollod, Steven Walker & Justin Owen,

The Cash Cow isn’t the only one celebrating green at FOX 50.  The Durham CBC station recently won top honors for their e-cycling efforts at the Triangle Business Journal’s 2009 Green Awards luncheon.

The Triangle Business Journal honored FOX 50 with the Marketing Program of the Year at the October 23rd event.  FOX 50 held their e-Cycling event on June 27, 2009, collecting 252 pallets, which amounted to 10 tractor trailer loads of 12,000 pounds of Ewaste.  FOX 50 worked with a variety of recycling departments in the Triangle to make the event a success.  FOX 50 collected items at three different shopping centers, one each in Raleigh, Durham and Cary.

“The items we collected didn’t end up in our landfills,” said FOX 50 Account Executive Shila Mallard.  “It was a good feeling to do something for the environment and we plan to do this each year.”

Accepting award
FOX 50’s Shila Mallard (center) accepts the Green Marketing Award on behalf of FOX 50.
Shila Mallard, Michael Goodmon & Evelyn Booker
FOX 50’s Shila Mallard (l to r), ATC’s Michael Goodmon & FOX 50’s Evelyn Booker are honored to attend the event.

Overall the Triangle Business Journal presented 19 Green Awards, recognizing “companies that have embraced environmentally-friendly and sustainable ‘green’ practices and incorporate these practices into their business and in their communities.”  FOX 50 and the other winners came from a pool of over 100 entries.

TBJ Green Awards

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