We have just found out that we have been shortlisted for the 2016 Awards for Excellence in Recycling and Waste Management 'Best Community Recycling Initiative'
The Awards for Excellence in Recycling and Waste Management will take place on the 19 May 2016 at the luxurious, five-star Landmark Hotel in London. As the most prestigious event in the environmental calendar, the Awards Luncheon allows for a unique opportunity to gain industry recognition for your achievements and promote the efforts of your colleagues and clients in reducing waste to landfill.
The ‘Best Community Recycling Initiative’ recognises the achievements of a social enterprise/community recycling projects for delivering improved recycling and waste management services and can include projects such as re-use, recycling, composting, education, minimisation and associated activities.
The entry could involve partnerships with a local authority or the private sector but the social enterprise/community sector activity must represent at least 50% of the total activity.
The judges looked for the commitment shown by the social enterprise or community group and the achievements made.