Pittsburgh, PA, October 22, 2007-Printing Industries of America/Graphic Arts Technical Foundation (PIA/GATF) is seeking to honor someone who has unselfishly made significant contributions towards environmentally sound practices in the printing industry. Nominations for the William D. Schaeffer Environmental Award are due November 26, 2007.
Established in 1990, this award is named for environmental pioneer and researcher, Dr. William D. Schaeffer, who is celebrated in the industry for his contributions to environmental issues. Past recipients of the Schaeffer Award include Mark Flannery, Marcia Kinter, Stuart McMichael, and Jeff Adrian.
Nominees must have sustained long-term efforts that resulted in successful environmental programs and improvements which contributed to one or more of the following areas:
Regulatory issue involvement
The Schaeffer Award recipient will receive an engraved plaque and be honored before a prestigious group of peers and industry leaders during the National Environmental Health and Safety (NEHS) Conference, March 10-12, 2008, in Indianapolis, IN.
For additional information on the Schaeffer Award, contact Deena Hower at 412-259-1702 or [email protected]
Written requests can be directed to Deena Hower, 200 Deer Run Road, Sewickley, PA 15143-2600.