Pakman Awards 2018

On Oct 30, 2018 by ghadmin.

The Pakman Awards 2018


The 2018 Pakman Awards took place last week (October 25th) at the InterContinental Dublin. Launched in 2015 by Repak to replace the Repak Recycling Awards, the Pakman Awards allow more accessibility to the awards for all organisations who demonstrate their sustainability and environmental efforts.

The Awards winners for 2018 included:

Bring Centre of the Year
McElvaney’s Waste & Recycling – a family-run business established in 1985, the recycling centre at Scotch Corner, Co Monaghan has seen recycling rates increase in double digits the area. 

Waste Recovery Operator of the Year – Household 
AES prides itself on going the extra mile to meet customer needs and moving forward with investment in plant, people and fleet and innovations including paperless customer engagement 

Community Recycling Project of the Year 
FoodCloud – a social enterprise that connects businesses with surplus food to charities. It has distributed over 15m meals across Ireland.

Food Waste Management
Tesco Ireland – at Tesco they have no time for waste and maximise the donation of any suitable unsold surplus foods to those in need through an innovative partnership with FoodCloud

Battery Champion
KMK Metals – In its role as one of Ireland’s leading waste management companies, KMK recycle over 70% of Irelands waste electrical & electronic equipment each year.

Environmental Education and Awareness Initiative
CircularOcean – Macroom E – The project aims to heighten awareness of end-of-life fishing nets and rope, while inspiring communities to divert waste fishing gear.

Business Recycling Champion
Abbott is committed to waste management initiatives that aim to protect the planet while improving efficiency, sustainability and reducing costs.

Green Transport of the Year
McCulla Transport is proud to be heavily involved in implementing numerous environmentally-beneficial processes and facilities, including investment in renewable energy sources.

Waste Recovery Operator of the Year – Commercial
Clean Ireland Recycling – was the first in the sector to implement many innovations that have contributed to changing the face of the Irish Waste Management sector

Waste Recycling and Recovery Facility of the Year
Forge Hill Recycling – Located the south side of Cork City, FHR processes a similar tonnage to the Brisbane City Council-a facility that services 2.5m people

Waste Prevention Business Award 
Sligo University Hospital – Sligo University Hospital is passionate about driving waste reduction, waste prevention and implementing real change to promote and support sustainability

Professional Services Award
AIB is a leader in environmental sustainability and believes a sustainable bank is technologically advanced, environmentally conscious and socially responsible.

Innovation In Waste Management
CupPrint – The Ennis-based manufacturer was the first in the world to license ground-breaking technology and produce fully recyclable paper cups.

Tyre Champion
Ballinasloe Tyre Centre – It may be a small family-run outlet in the west of Ireland, but that hasn’t stopped Ballinasloe Tyre Centre from operating to the highest industry and business standards.

WEEE Champion
Joe Bonner – Joe launched Community Recycling Days in response to the need for a recycling facility in his area of Ashbourne and has collected over 320 tonnes of WEEE since 2005


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