Last week, the California Public Information Officer’s Association (CAPIO) presented the City with several awards for outreach materials. Recycling & Solid Waste (RSW) was presented with two Awards of Excellence (First Place). One was for a newly revamped branding and graphics program for the division and the second was best campaign – “New Ways New Days” – which was launched in July 2013 to educate customers about changes to garbage, recycling and yard waste services.
The Office of Media & Communications was also presented with an award of distinction in the category of Long Form Video for its “Sacramento – History, Character, Lifestyle” outreach video that portrays the vibrant amenities our City has to offer.
The Sacramento Public Relations Association (SPRA) also honored RSW with two CAPPIES. A bronze for best social media campaign related to the “New Ways New Days” outreach effort, and a silver CAPPIE in the brochure category for RSW’s Service Guide.
The City’s Department of General Services, Fleet Management was recognized at the 2014 NAFA Conference in Minneapolis as #2 of the 100 Best Government Fleets in North America for its use of renewable resources, both highly sustainable and cost effective.