04.11.2016 - Mick George Ltd Clean Up at Awards Ceremony
Following a rigorous selection process, the most influential ‘players’ in the waste management sector gathered in Grosvenor Square, London, yesterday for the eagerly awaited Chartered Institution of Waste Management (CIWM) ‘Sustainability and Resource Awards’, which is celebrating its 10-year anniversary.
Hosted by celebrity Alistair McGowan, the event welcomed 300 of the industries brightest stars from all over the UK, to celebrate and recognise innovation, achievement and best practice in the sustainable management of waste and resources. The long-standing and well-respected awards are judged by experts in the sector, with the winners setting the standards for others to replicate in the future.
Tina Benfield, Technical Manager at CIWM, said: “Not only the most entries ever, but the most impressive too. It’s a fantastic testament to the brilliant work going on right across the industry.”
The awards are split in to sixteen separate categories of varying size and disciplines, for which local business Mick George Ltd won top billing to scoop the ‘Catalyst Corporate Finance Waste and Resources Fast 50’ award, recognising the fastest revenue growing business within the UK’s waste industry.
Mick George Ltd has lead the independent waste management sector for over 35 years. Their broad range of services covers every aspect of collection, recycling and disposal of waste generated by industrial, commercial and residential sectors.
With a unique network of transfer stations, landfill sites and state-of-the-art recycling facilities, it enables the company to deliver a fully compliant and accredited, tailored waste solution, meeting the highest environmental standards and best working practices. Mick George Ltd provide a fully verifiable 100% landfill diversion for all waste, returning it to industry and agriculture either as new materials or as sustainable energy.
Jon Stump, Finance Director at Mick George Ltd said: “Our Waste Management service has established itself as one of our core provisions within the business, impacting on many of our other services.’’
Stump continued: ‘’We recognise that we’re operating in a very competitive market, so to have landed this prestigious award is a testament to the on-going investment and efforts the business has made, and continues to make the service a success.’’
Other winners on the night included major corporate brands such as, Jaguar Land Rover, Aldi, and Network Rail, while the construction industry was well represented with awards for Costain Skansa too.