Town of Wellesley Facilities Department Wins Green Difference Awards at the State House
Joseph F. McDonough, Facilities Director for the Town of Wellesley, and his team including Energy Manager, Allen Hebert and Custodial Services Manager Michael Santangelo accepted the Outstanding Green Community Hero Award at the 8th annual Green Difference Awards last week at the MA State House. State Representative Alice Peisch and State Representative Jay Barrows were on hand to recognize Wellesley’s team and other winners who have demonstrated outstanding environmental education, innovation, as well as leadership and service in schools and communities across the Commonwealth, the country and abroad.
Wellesley won the award due to it’s commitment to green cleaning, as well as reducing energy use in the schools. The Town of Wellesley has a goal of reducing energy use 25% by 2020 using 2007 as the base year.