Maurice Chaney and Carlos Eliason, Office of Media & Communications, accept an award on behalf of the Recyling & Solid Waste division.

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.

2013 CAPPIE Bronze award for Social Media Campaign

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.City of Sacramento Fleet Staff