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.

Resource Revolution Award winners (l-r) SEaB's Sandra Sassow, Reconomy's Chris Price, Axion Recycling's Keith Freegard, M&S' Andrew Speck, Somerset Waste Partnership's Steve Read, compere Oliver Heath and LAWR's Barry Westhead picking up the award for DS Smith Recycling

Resource Revolution Award winners (l-r) SEaB's Sandra Sassow, Reconomy's Chris Price, Axion Recycling's Keith Freegard, M&S' Andrew Speck, Somerset Waste Partnership's Steve Read, compere Oliver Heath and LAWR's Barry Westhead picking up the award for DS Smith Recycling

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

Reconomy

Technology Trailblazer: Materials Recovery

Axion Polymers

Technology Trailblazer: Energy-from-Waste

SEaB Energy

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.


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