Knoxville (WVLT) - An organization has honored the Knoxville Zoo for its environmental work.
Keep Knoxville Beautiful and the Knoxville News Sentinel has given the zoo the 2007 Environmental Achievement Award at the annual Orchids and Onions Awards.
The award is given to organizations that are involved in recycling and clean-up, who work to reduce waste, who use an environmental plan, who conserve water and energy, and those who demonstrate leadership in all of those areas.
The Knoxville Zoo says they have many conservation programs including the staff "Green Team," roadside cleanups, a zoo-wide recycling program, composting of animal waste, and much more.
For more information on the zoo, click the link below.
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