Rehab Recycle win the Green Corporate Citizen Award
25 April 2012 | 0
Rehab Recycle picked up the Green Corporate Citizen Award at the 2012 Green Awards ceremony held in Dublin last week. Rehab Recycle is among the winners of prestigious Green Awards given to companies, organisations and individuals for their efforts in tackling climate change through sustainable initiatives.
Rehab Recycle is a social enterprise established in 1984 and has developed into a successful multi-national company providing a range of recycling solutions. It currently employs 138 people, 85 of whom have a disability, supporting them in maximising their skills and talents.
Other winners include the Department of Education won two awards for the Overall Green Award and the Green Building Award for one of its new school buildings, Coláiste Choilm, in Offaly; University College Cork; Ecocem; and Nemos Horticultural.
The Irish judging panel augmented by an external panel of 22 internationally recognised sustainability experts from Europe, Asia, North and South America, Africa, Australia and New Zealand. They were drawn from Government, NGO and private sector organisations. The international judges reviewed entries across all categories.
The Winners of the Green Awards 2012 are:
The Department of Education and Skills – Coláiste Choilm: The Overall Green Business Award.
The Department of Education and Skills – Coláiste Choilm: The Green Building Award
European Recycling Platform (ERP) Ireland
Cloughjordan Village: The Green Community Award
Rehab Recycle: The Green Corporate Citizen Award
EPS Group: The Green Energy Award
Aviva Stadium: The Green Entertainment and Leisure Award
Wood Energy Solutions: The Green Entrepreneur Award
State Street: The Green Financial Institution Award
Children’s University Hospital, Temple Street: The Green Healthcare Award
Nemos Horticultural: The Green Innovation Award
Intel: The Green Large Manufacturer Award
Padraig Ryan – Children’s University Hospital: The Green Leader Award
Nemos Horticultural: The Green Product Award
Crowley Carbon: The Green Professional Services Award
Winkens Architecture, Abbeyshrule, Co. Longford: The Green Residential Building Award
The Secret Garden: The Green Retailer Award
University College Cork: The Green School or College Award
Ecocem: The Green SME Award
Bord Na Móna: The Green Supply Chain Award
University College Cork: The Green Travel Initiatives Award
Ecocem: The Green Waste to Business Resource Award