2022 Finalists 

 

The list of finalists for the 2022 Awards for Excellence in Recycling and Waste Management have been revealed, including businesses, individuals, local authorities and community groups.

The winners will be announced at the luncheon on  Wednesday 18th May  at the Landmark Hotel in London, and recognise  innovation, dedication and success in the recycling and waste industry, local authorities and the wider sector.

This year, there were 16 categories in total, with the addition of the 'Contribution to Achieving Net Zero' for 2022, and return of 'Best Local Authority Individual or Team of the year' award.

The Expert Judging Panel:

 

John Coates, LARAC; David Daw, Valpak; Steve Eminton, letsrecycle.com; Jacob Hayler, Environmental Services Association; Steve Longdon, FCC Environment; Dimitra Rappou, Confederation of Paper Industries; Tina Norman Ross, Guernsey Waste; Jarno Stet, National Association of Waste Disposal Officers (NAWDO); Julia Turner, Wood Recyclers Association; Paul Van Danzig; Wastepack; and John Woodruff, Ricardo.

2022 Finalists & Winners

WASTE MANAGEMENT INITIATIVE IN THE RETAIL, COMMERCIAL & PUBLIC SECTOR
Sponsored by Reconomy and Valpak

Effective Use of Resources, Freshpak Chilled Foods & Novati

Food waste digestion at Edmonton Green, Ashdown Phillips and Regency Recycling

Putney Pedals, ReLondon and Positively Putney Business Improvement District - 2022 Winners

Sustainability benefitting its community, Bywaters and Guys & St Thomas’ Foundation Trust

Transforming recycling in fulfilment operations, Zest Recycle & Whistl

CIRCULAR ECONOMY SUCCESS
Sponsored by the European Recycling Platform

Islington’s Circular Economy Action Plan, Islington Council

The Renew Hub - reuse on an industrial scale, SUEZ recycling and recovery UK - 2022 Winners

WEEE Repair and Reuse Shop – Partnership in Action, Hull City Council, East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Dove House Hospice and FCC Environment

BEST USE OF DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY IN A WASTE MANAGEMENT FACILITY
Sponsored by Environmental Services Association

Bespoke Air Abatement Plant, Davis Commercial Services Limited 

Building a new eco-friendly HWRC in Allington to meet the needs of local residents, Kent County Council and FCC Environment - 2022 Winners

Innovating to Recycle ‘Dirtier’, Less Attractive Materials, Bright Green Plastics

The future of Mixed Dry Recycling: Go Big or Go Home, Re-gen Waste - Newry

INNOVATION OF THE YEAR

Sponsored by RWM & Letsrecycle Live

Control Centre, Biffa

Fibresort materials recovery facility, Salvation Army Trading Company

Knowsley Rail Transfer Loading Station, SUEZ recycling and recovery UK - 2022 Winners

Data Insights, Valpak

METALS RECYCLING BUSINESS OF THE YEAR
Sponsored by Liebherr

Allen & Myers Scrap Metal Merchants - 2022 Winners

Avon Specialty Metals

Midland Lead

SYNETIQ

ORGANICS RECYCLING BUSINESS OF THE YEAR
Sponsored by CRJ Services

4R Group - 2022 Winners

Growing for a sustainable future, Growing-Beds Recycling Services
Working together – Information and Innovation, BioteCH4

PAPER RECYCLING BUSINESS OF THE YEAR
Sponsored by Winfibre

Highlander International Recycling, Highlander International

Printwaste Recycling & Shredding - 2022 Winners

Restore Datashred

Shred Station

PLASTICS RECYCLING BUSINESS OF THE YEAR
Sponsored by Ulster Shredders

Polymer Recycling, Biffa - 2022 Winners

Closing the loop for Plastic in the South West, DCW Polymers

Innovating to Recycle ‘Dirtier’, Less Attractive Materials, Bright Green Plastics

WOOD RECYCLING BUSINESS OF THE YEAR

Sponsored by Molson Green

A&A Recycling - 2022 Winners

Timberpak

Westminster Waste Limited

THE RECYCLING BUSINESS OF THE YEAR

Sponsored by Doyle Machinery

Polymer Recycling, Biffa - 2022 Winners

WASTE TRANSFER AND SKIP HIRE BUSINESS OF THE YEAR
Sponsored by Turmec

Achieving Carbon Neutrality, Hamilton Waste & Recycling - 2022 Winners

Dunmow Group

Smiths @ 40: the circular economy specialist, Smiths

Protect Our Planet: Our Journey to Zero Waste Exports, Tom White

HEALTH AND SAFETY INITIATIVE OF THE YEAR
Sponsored by Sitezone Safety

Control Centre, Biffa - 2022 Winners

Delivering Better Outcomes for Sharp Box Collections, London borough of Hillingdon and NHS

Engineering and Technical Authority, Biffa

Small WEEE and Battery Recycling Campaign, South Tyne and Wear Waste Management Partnership

CONTRIBUTION TO ACHIEVING NET ZERO
Sponsored by Cory Group

Effective Use Of Resources, Freshpak Chilled Foods & Novati

Carbon-Neutral (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment) WEEE Scheme, InExeter and Binit

Councils Journey along the Net Zero Pathway, Mid and East Antrim Borough Council

Paper Round’s Pathway to a low carbon, SustainABLE future, Paper Round

Tackling Net Zero, First Mile - 2022 Winners

COLLECTION CREW OF THE YEAR

Sponsored by Plan B Management Solutions

More than a Collection Service, Caerphilly County Borough Council

Champions of Recycling: Veolia Southwark's Collection Crew 3, Veolia Southwark - 2022 Winners

Waste Collection Team, Serco Havering

Waste Collection Services, Bradford Council

CIVIC AMENITY SITE OF THE YEAR
Sponsored by REPIC

Grimsby & Immingham Community Recycling Centres, North East Lincolnshire Council - 2022 Winners

Mobile Household Recycling Centres, Birmingham City Council

Norwich North Recycling Centre, Norfolk County Council

Urbaser/Thorn Turn HWRC, Urbaser

BEST LOCAL AUTHORITY RECYCLING INITIATIVE

Sponsored by Contenur

Understanding and tackling plastic waste in Kent, Kent Resource Partnership and RECOUP

Love Your Period, Essex County Council

Pick-Fit – Litter pick your way fit, High Peak Borough Council, Staffordshire Moorlands District Council and Alliance Environmental Services

The Behaviour Change Team at Hackney Environmental Services, London borough of Hackney - 2022 Winners

LOCAL AUTHORITY INDIVIDUAL OR TEAM OF THE YEAR
Sponsored by Biffa

Circular Economy Team, Essex County Council
Elaine Smith, Mid and East Antrim Borough Council - 2022 Winners

Somerset Waste Partnership

St Albans and Veolia

Winners photo's and 2022's group photo can be found here, with full album release due to be released next week.

Interested in affiliating your company name with the Awards for Excellence 2023? Get in touch to sponsor a category by emailing Geraldine Chiverton, Commercial Director on geraldine.c@letsrecyle.com 

 

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