Awards & Honors


 

 2018


 

Wave Award from the Association of Environmental Authorities (AEA) for “Outstanding Public Education Program”.

 2015

 


 

Peak Performance Gold Award - from National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) for BCUA’s consistent compliance with National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) surface water discharge permits for the Little Ferry WPCF.

Peak Performance Gold Award - from National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) for BCUA’s consistent compliance with National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) surface water discharge permits for the Edgewater WPCF.

Wave Award from the Association of Environmental Authorities (AEA) for “Outstanding Public Education Program”.

 2014

 


Peak Performance Gold Award - from National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) for BCUA’s consistent compliance with National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) surface water discharge permits for the Little Ferry WPCF.

Peak Performance Gold Award - from National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) for BCUA’s consistent compliance with National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) surface water discharge permits for the Edgewater WPCF.

 2013


Wave Award from the Association of Environmental Authorities (AEA) for “Outstanding Plant Performance” in the wake of the devastation caused by super-storm Sandy.

Peak Performance Gold Award - from National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) for BCUA’s consistent compliance with National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) surface water discharge permits for the Little Ferry WPCF.

Peak Performance Gold Award - from National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) for BCUA’s consistent compliance with National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) surface water discharge permits for the Edgewater WPCF.

 2012


Excellence in Management Silver Recognition Award - from the National Association of Clean Water Agencies’ for BCUA’s commitment to sustainable, successful programs that exemplify the attributes of an effectively managed utility.

Peak Performance Gold Award - from National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) for BCUA’s consistent compliance with National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) surface water discharge permits for the Little Ferry WPCF.

Peak Performance Gold Award - from National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) for BCUA’s consistent compliance with National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) surface water discharge permits for the Edgewater WPCF.

Outstanding Achievement in Recycling Award -from the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) for the BCUA’s Recycling Discovery Box and Curriculum Supplement program.




 2011


Wave Award - from the Association of Environmental Authorities (AEA) in the category of “Best Management Practices” for BCUA’s Sludge Facility Improvements.

Peak Performance Award - from National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) for BCUA’s consistent compliance with National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permits.

NACWA Award - for Andrew “Chuck” Vaccaro for “National Environmental Achievement Local Public Service Award” for his dedication - without monetary compensation - to environmental stewardship and commitment to his community and the clean water industry.

State and National Recognition Award for Engineering Excellence - for the BCUA’s Overpeck Valley Relief Sewer Project from the American Council of Engineering Companies.

Environmental Stewardship Recognition - from NJDEP for voluntary and proactive measures that go beyond compliance to improve the environment and ensure a sustainable future.

 2010


Wave Award - from the Association of Environmental Authorities (AEA) in the category of “Energy Savers” for BCUA’s Solar Powered Pond Circulators.

Peak Performance Award - from National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) for BCUA’s consistent compliance with National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permits.

Environmental Stewardship Recognition - from NJDEP for voluntary and proactive measures that go beyond compliance to improve the environment and ensure a sustainable future.

 2009


Wave Award - from the Association of Environmental Authorities (AEA) in the category of “Energy Savers” for BCUA’s Combined Heat and Power Cogeneration Facility.

Clean Air Energy Local Government Partner of the Year - from New Jersey Board of Public Utilities for Air Pollution Control at BCUA Little Ferry WPCF.

NJDEP Governor’s Environmental Excellence Award - for BCUA’s Combined Heat and Power Cogeneration Facility.

Peak Performance Award - from National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) for BCUA’s consistent compliance with National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permits.

Environmental Stewardship Recognition - from NJDEP for voluntary and proactive measures that go beyond compliance to improve the environment and ensure a sustainable future.

Outstanding Achievement in Recycling Award -from the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) for Outstanding Educator was awarded to BCUA staff member Lori Russo. 

 

 2008


Wave Award - from the Association of Environmental Authorities (AEA) in the category of “Forward Thinking” for BCUA’s Sustainable Energy Management Plan.

Peak Performance Award - from National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) for BCUA’s consistent compliance with National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permits.

Silver Excellence Award - from the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) for Special Waste Management for the BCUA’s School Laboratory Hazardous Waste Removal and Grant Program.

 2007


Wave Award - from the Association of Environmental Authorities (AEA) in the category of “Forward Thinking” for BCUA School Hazardous Waste Removal and Grant program.

 2005


Wave Award - from the Association of Environmental Authorities (AEA) in the category of “Forward Thinking” for a Mercury Thermometer Swap Program.

Environmental Quality Award -from the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) for the BCUA’s mercury thermometer swap program.

 2004


Outstanding Achievement in Recycling Award -from the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) for the BCUA’s mercury thermometer swap program.

 2003


 Silver Excellence Award - from the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) for its Special Management Program.

 2002


Environmental Quality Award- from the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) honored for Computer and Electronics Recycling Program.

Outstanding Achievement in Recycling from the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) received for Recycling education program.

 1999


Wave Award - from the Association of Environmental Authorities (AEA) in the category of "Outstanding Household Hazardous Waste Program" for BCUA's Household Hazardous Waste Collection Program.

National Recognition Award- from the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) honored as one of two county agencies nationwide for achievement in the areas of recycling and solid waste reduction.

 1998


Wave Award - from the Association of Environmental Authorities (AEA) in the category of "Outstanding Public Education" for the BCUA's Solid Waste Education Program.

 1997


Wave Award - from the Association of Environmental Authorities (AEA) in the category of "Outstanding Recycling Education" for BCUA's Pre-School Recycling Program.

 1994


Wave Award - from the Association of Environmental Authorities (AEA) in the category of "Outstanding Public Education" for BCUA's Summer Camp Program.