Severnside Recycling has today announced its shortlisted winners for the Severnside Achievement in Recycling Awards, which will take place on May 13th 2010. The awards, being held at the prestigious Cardiff City Stadium, celebrate and reward the most outstanding individuals and organisations that have achieved excellence in the area of sustainable recycling and waste management throughout the year.
This year, the seventh in the awards history, Severnside has added three new categories; The SME Recycling Success Award, The Sustainable Environment Award and The Landfill Diversion Technology Award.
The shortlisted winners for the awards are:
The Best Commitment to Change Business Practice Award
Next Retail Ltd
Marks and Spencer
The Landfill Diversion Technology Award
Waste Recycling Group
Orchid Environmental Ltd
JWS Waste & Recycling Services Ltd
The Retail Recycling Initiative Award
Arcadia Group Ltd
Wm Morrison Supermarkets Plc
The SME Recycling Success Award
Coachman Caravans Ltd
Littlehampton Book Services Ltd
The Recycling Partnership Award
Reigate & Banstead Borough Council
Cardiff County Council Waste Management
The Sustainable Environment Award
Marks and Spencer
St Austell Brewery Co Ltd
The Letsrecycle.com Award
Letsrecycle.com supports the SARAs and hosts its own award category at the event. The winner will encompass overall excellence in recycling and sustainability through working with Severnside
The Recycling Champions Awards
The Recycling Champions Award recognises the achievements of the individuals behind the recycling success of their overall organisations
Severnside’s national commercial manager, Tim Price, said: "We are extremely excited for this year’s awards ceremony. It is a privilege for us to work with the organisations that have been nominated and it is a great to be able to bring so many like-minded, environmentally-aware individuals together for what promises to be a fantastic day.
"The addition of the new award categories represents the advancements in recycling and waste management that are being made, and we are looking forward to working with our clients to achieve further successful sustainability and environmental performance."
Businesses which take the initiative to develop sustainable waste management and recycling systems help demonstrate that sustainable waste management practice has positive effects on the environment and their bottom line and the SARAs give recognition for this.
This year the awards continue to focus on the individuals and organisations which have gone the extra mile to make recycling a success, achieve landfill diversion and deliver significant improvements to how waste is viewed and handled internally.
Winners for the categories at the 2008 Severnside Achievement In Recycling Awards included A. Mclay & Co Ltd for Best Commitment to Change Business Practice, Arcadia Group for Best Recycling Training & Information Campaign, Tesco for Best Community Recycling Initiative, Cwm Environmental for Best Recycling Services Supplier, Next Retail for The Retail Recycling Initiative, Toshiba Information Services (UK) Ltd for Best Overall Sustainable Waste Management Solution and The Ministry of Defence St Athan for The Letsrecycle.com Champion.
To find out more about Severnside Recycling visit www.severnside.com where you can undertake an online waste audit to understand how you can save money through using more sustainable waste disposal options.