Local authorities in the UK are setting a faster pace in recycling despite budgetary pressures and the challenge of the world economy. A number of authorities have moved beyond 50% and many who face inner city challenges are also making strong progress. Add to this the trailblazing efforts of many large companies and work by smaller firms as well to show the better use of resources, and all parts of the UK can be seen to be growing their work in recycling and sustainable waste management.
you by the driving publication of the industry, letsrecycle.com,
the Awards for Excellence, in association with Palm Recycling, are celebrating their tenth anniversary of delivering true value and recognition to leaders of innovation in the sector.
Entries are now closed, many congratulations to those who made the short list!
To view the full short list please click on the 2013 shortlist tab.
2013 Awards Event Programme
12.00 - 13.00 Drinks reception in the Gazebo, hosted by Wastepack
13.00 - 13.05 Welcome, Steve Eminton, Editor, letsrecycle.com
13.05 - 13.15 Keynote address
13.15 - 15.30 Lunch
15.30 - 17.00 Awards ceremony, hosted by Suzanna Reid
Individual place: £165 + VAT
To book your place at the Awards for Excellence please click here or contact Iona Smith on 020 7633 4500.
2012 Awards Event
The ninth edition of the Awards for Excellence in Recycling and Waste Management, in association with Palm Recycling, took place on 1 May 2012 at The Landmark hotel in London.
The Awards were presented in ten categories following a champagne reception and three course gala luncheon hosted by Channel 4 news presenter Jon Snow, who said, "You are the success stories of the green agenda. There is no-one in this country who does not know about recycling even if they don’t do it. The finalists show that extraordinary changes in lifestyle are being achieved and I feel very honoured to be party to this afternoon’s awards.”
The keynote address was delivered by Adrian Judge, executive director of UK Green Investments at the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS). Mr Judge spoke of government plans to invest in green infrastructure while it awaits state aid approval for the Green Investment Bank. He said small-scale waste projects, merchant facilities and waste PFI/PPP projects would be investment priorities. He said: "We will be lending to projects on commercial terms but we want to be innovative.”