Awards & Honors

The Book Exchange has been praised by over 20 publications, including the New York Times.  Awards and commendations are listed below.

Marin Economic Commission Award of Excellence, for outstanding example of Environmental Values for Marin County2004
Marin Community Foundation Earth Day Every Day award1996
Marin County Office of Education Marin County School Boards Association Golden Bell Award, special recognition1994
Tiburon Peninsula Chamber of Commerce Merit Award1993
Del Norte County Unified School District Certificate of Appreciation for sponsoring school programs that foster excellence in academics and citizenship.1990
National Environmental Awards Council (Renew America) Environmental Achievement Award1990
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region IX Commendation for achievement in municipal solid waste recycling1990

Additional Awards for the The Book Exchange founder (Marilyn Nemzer):

Jefferson Award for Public Service, 2009

Point of Light Celebration honoree, recognition as one of 25 top volunteers in S.F. Bay Area, 2005

Tiburon-Belvedere Rotary Club and Chamber of Commerce, recognition for community service, 1996

Marin County Commission on the Status of Women Certificate of Recognition, 1993

Marin County Volunteer of the Year, 1988

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