Michael Cheyne, Director of Asset Management & Sustainability for the Atlanta Airport, accepted the 2011 Going Green Airports Award in October. The award was presented at the 4th Annual Airports Going Green Conferencein Chicago, Illinois and honors the Sustainable Food Court Initiative Pilot Project at Hartsfield –Jackson Atlanta International Airport.

The prestigious award recognizes the value of the Sustainable Food Court Initiative Pilot Project as well as outstanding leadership in pursuit of sustainability within the aviation industry. The mission of the Sustainable Food Court Initiative, an Ei Task Force in partnership with the National Restaurant Association ConServe Program, is to bring zero waste initiatives to food courts and develop industry sustainable best practices for back-of-the-house and front-of-the-house operations.

For additional details on the award, view the ZWA Blog post, Atlanta Airport SFCI Pilot Wins National Award.