CIWM Community Champion

The winners of the CIWM’s Sustainability & Resource Awards were yesterday announced at a ceremony in London’s Grosvenor Square Marriott hotel, hosted by award-winning comedian, Joe Caulfield.

These “long-standing and well-respected” awards are given for outstanding achievement in the sustainability, resource and waste industry.

Judged by respected experts in the sector, these awards represent the highest level of achievement and are entered and sponsored by organisations’ from all over the UK who are passionate about excellence and thought leadership.

One such company, is Mick George Ltd who represents in excess of 35 years’ experience in the Waste Management industry. The company was selected to present the ‘Community Champion’ award, courtesy of its ongoing commitment to supporting the ever-expanding communities in which the business operates. Over the years, Mick George Ltd has provided in excess of £3million to more than 75 unique initiatives and developments.

This time last year, Mick George Ltd was picking up a prize of its own, scooping the Catalyst Corporate Finance ‘Fast 50’ award as a new entry. This particular award showcases the fastest growing businesses within the UK’s waste and resources industry, for which the organisation was shortlisted once again, this time around.

ciwm community champion

They said:

Adam Clover, of Mick George Commodities commented: ‘’It’s always nice to attend these occasions and meet with other likeminded people. The ceremony is a celebration of all that is good within the industry and recognises the efforts from firms, both big and small, throughout the year.‘’

Clover continued: ‘’We were extremely proud to present the ‘Community Champion’ award, as it is a reflection of the concerted investment that the business is making to support local communities.’’

Winners:

- Most Effective Communications Campaign – Hubbub & The City of London Corporation
- Community Champion – Pride in Pill, Volunteer Community Group
- Best Recycling Project – Axion in Partnership with the British Plastics Federation
- Best Reuse & Waste Prevention Project – Greater Manchester Give It Don’t Bin It Partnership
- Best Innovation in Vehicle, Plant and Equipment – VT Ident DriveStop by Vision Techniques
- Award for Demonstrating Project Innovation – CRNS Reuse Consortium
- Most Sustainable Construction & Demolition Project – VolkerFitzpatrick

- GJF Fabrications Delivering Health & Safety Best Practice – LondonEnergy Ltd
- The Roger Hewitt Learning & Development Award – O’Donovan Waste Disposal Ltd
- Waste & Resources Leader of the Year – Dr Andy Rees
- Catalyst Corporate Finance Waste & Resources Fast 50 – WSR Recycling
- The Roger Perry Award for Best Research Paper 2017 – Purva Tavri
- James Jackson Award – Professor Ian Williams, David Turner and Simon Kemp
- PEEL People’s Cup – Public Power Solutions, HWRC & SRF Plant and Rugby Solid Recovered Fuel Facility