Resource Revolution Awards 2013 winners unveiled
There were scenes of celebration earlier today as the winners of the Resource Revolution Awards were unveiled at a gala lunchtime ceremony in central London.
The waste and resource management sector's leading lights gathered at the Hotel Russell to pay tribute to the game-changers who are reinventing the concept of waste and revolutionising the way society thinks and deals with it.
The event was compered by TV presenter and eco-designer Oliver Heath who also handed out the accolades to our seven category winners.
The awards, in their inaugural year, are hosted by edie and LAWR magazine and sponsored by the Carbon Trust.
The full list of categories and winners is as follows:
Landfill Diversion Strategy
Carpet Recycling UK
Special mentions also went to High Down Prison and Élan Hair Design
Waste Collection Logistics Leader
Technology Trailblazer: Materials Recovery
Technology Trailblazer: Energy-from-Waste
Also commended was Northumbrian Water
Closed Loop Exemplar
Marks & Spencer and Somerset Waste Partnership
Also commended was Coca Cola Enterprises
Beyond Zero Waste Achievement
DS Smith Recycling
Resource Revolutionary of the Year
Richard Lochhead MSP, Scottish Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs and Environment
The full list of finalists for the awards can be viewed here.
Earlier at the same venue, a special debate was held with a distinguished panel to discuss the findings of our exclusive White Paper research into the risks and opportunities of working towards a circular economy.
A report of the debate, which was sponsored by FCC Environment, will follow shortly on edie.
The White Paper, also sponsored by FCC Environment, can be downloaded here.