LEFT: Matt Reid accepting  the  finalist award for Environmental Sustainability. RIGHT: Teresa Reid accepting the Environmental Sustainability award on behalf of Reid’s Automotive Recycling & Alloy Wheel repair from George Strappa, Dean of Business at Douglas College.

By Mike Davey

Burnaby, British Columbia -- December 9, 2015 -- Reid's Automotive Recycling has been chosen as this year’s recipient of the Burnaby Board of Trade Excellence Award in the Environmental Sustainability Award Category.

The Burnaby Business Excellence awards honour and celebrate businesses, entrepreneurs and not-for-profit organizations for their contributions to the local economy and community. The Environmental Sustainability category is for a business that has made protecting, sustaining and enhancing natural resources an integral part of its business plan by adopting strategies and activities that reduce energy and materials consumption and/or eliminates waste and pollution.

Those who know something about Reid’s Automotive Recycling won’t be surprised to hear about the new award. The business and its owners have long been staunch proponents of environmentally sustainable business practices, recently becoming Climate Smart certified.

“We are so grateful to our customers who instantaneously better the environment when choosing Reid’s parts and services in vehicle repair,” says Teresa Reid.

Reid’s Automotive Recycling is located at 6064 Trapp Ave. in Burnaby, BC. The facility is also an ICBC-approved alloy wheel repair centre. For more information, pleas visit reidsauto.ca.