Kettering Borough Council wins coveted MRW National Recycling Award!

Published: Wednesday, 4th July 2018

Team of the Year!

The results of the National Recycling Awards were revealed on 28th June at the esteemed London Hilton on Park Lane, where over 602 of the recycling elite came together for a night of recognition and celebration of the sector’s achievements.

Kettering Borough Council won the Team of the Year award and was praised by the National Recycling Awards expert judging panel, who commented: “Passion and innovation coming from the bottom up from a super-engaged team who really care about the local communit.y”

With 19 targeted categories, the awards cover every aspect of the recycling and waste management industry, from Food Waste Initiative to Recycling Excellence.

The MRW National Recycling Awards 2018 aims to recognise and celebrate best practice and innovation in recycling and waste management. The awards provide industry recognition and unrivalled networking opportunities.

Brendan Coleman, Head of Environmental Care at Kettering Borough Council, said: “This is a fantastic achievement for the team and follows on from the acclaimed success of the APSE Best Performer award we received in December. This truly shows the spirit and drive of the team, and the award is well deserved for all their hard work. I could not be more proud of them!”

Cllr Ian Jelley, Kettering Borough Council’s Portfolio Holder for Environment, said: “I am delighted that the performance of our refuse and recycling team has been recognised. This award shows how highly our staff are rated and reinforces our track record as a Council with excellent performance. We are committed to providing a top class service for our residents through our in-house team.”

Andrea Lockerbie, Associate Editor of MRW said: “This year’s winners showcase the innovation and creative thinking being applied by those who are leading the way in the field of resource and waste management. There is a lot that others can learn from them.”