Enval, originally formed as a spin-out company from this Department, has won the prize for Best New Technology at the National Recycling Awards. Enval is a leading provider of recycling and environmental technology solutions and the award is for their patented plastic-aluminium laminate material recovery technology.
"We are delighted to receive one of the UK’s prestigious National Recycling Awards for our work," commented Dr Carlos Ludlow-Palafox, Enval’s Managing Director and CTO. "The Enval team are extremely proud to have their efforts recognised by the industry heavyweights on the judging panel, especially as we were up against such strong competition in our category."
The National Recycling Awards are organised by Materials Recycling Weekly (MRW). These annual awards reward and support the efforts of local authorities and councils, as well as the construction and retail sectors, recognising the best recycling and waste management achievements in the UK.
The event was a huge success with comedian, actor and satirist, Marcus Brigstocke, presenting the awards. More recycling and waste management professionals attended than ever before, reflecting the growing nature of the industry. Over 660 people came together to celebrate and reward the impressive work on display in this ever expanding sector.
Andrea Lockerbie, acting editor, MRW commented on the evening: "Winning a National Recycling Award is an amazing achievement. Each year the standard and number of entries and gets higher and higher, making it a tough job for the judges to pick out a winner. My congratulations go to all of our very deserving winners, and our finalists should feel equally proud of their success too."