Down East has been recognized as a leader in environmental policies by local, state and national government. In 2013 we received the Green Innovations Award from the Hunts Point Economic Development Corporation. We have been recognized by the Bronx Chamber of Commerce, receiving their award for Continued Commitment Towards Sustainability (June 16 2010) and have been honoured with New York Senate recognition by congressman José Serrano. We have worked with the Bronx Economic Development Corporation and New York State Energy Research and Development Association and put New York’s first fully electric refrigerated delivery trucks into service.
Down East has been recognized by the Humane Society of the United States for its work with Harp seals. Most recently we were awarded a Federal EPA award. Down East is committed to sustainability, the environment and our community.