The owner of a Trafalgar company is being recognized for its pollution prevention efforts.
According to the Indiana Department of Environmental Management, Lauren Nielsen, owner of Terra Vitae Environmental Solutions, received the Partners Ambassador Award at the recent annual Pollution Prevention Conference and Tradeshow in Indianapolis. The award from the Indiana Partners for Pollution Prevention Executive Committee recognizes a person for their leadership. innovation, education, and dedication to pollution prevention.
Terra Vitae is a two-person consulting firm and the company was recognized for energy improvement efforts at the company’s facility including installing solar array panels, converting the main vehicle fleet to all electric and encouraging her gas station clients to install electric vehicle charging stations at their locations.
The company also worked with the local REMC to install a solar panel array for a community member and educating them on the monitoring software.
Photo: Indiana Partners for Pollution Prevention Executive Director Teresa A. Colson and Assistant Director Ron Rothgerber present Lauren Nielsen, owner of Terra Vitae Environmental Solutions with the Partners for Pollution Prevention Ambassador Award at the organization’s recent annual conference and tradeshow in Indianapolis. Photo courtesy of IDEM