King County GreenTools Program “sheroes” honored by the US Green Building Council for equity and social justice work 

The US Green Building Council honors King County “Women in Green Sheroes” for advancing equity and social justice through sustainable development, green building, and community empowerment. 

For their efforts to advance equity and social justice through the sustainable development work carried out under King County’s GreenTools Program, Solid Waste Division employees Patti Southard and Nori Catabay were honored as “Women in Green Sheroes for Economic Empowerment in the Pacific Region” by the US Green Building Council.

“Everyone in King County deserves access to a healthy community where people, businesses and the environment can thrive,” said Department of Natural Resources and Parks Director Christie True. “The program created by these two incredible women is centered on the concept that sustainable development and its benefits are an equity issue, and we’re proud so many others around the nation are looking to emulate this model.” 

Read more in the official press release.