Entries now open for 2015!

Welcome to the National Recycling Awards 2015, which recognise and highlight the excellence and innovation present throughout the recycling and resource management sector today. These are the awards companies aspire to win, judged by their peers from across the industry.

To win, entrants must demonstrate effective strategy, tangible improvement, innovative and creative solutions, and a strong business case. It’s as much about the bottom line as the environment. Download our top tips for creating a winning entry here.

What are the benefits of winning a National Recycling Award?
•    Win new business
•    Get recognition from your peers and customers
•    Be judged by the recycling and resource management experts
•    Be involved in the only cross-sector recycling awards 
•    Be recognised by the leading magazine for the recycling and waste management sector and get your work highlighted

Start your entry here today

Final entry deadline: Friday 20 February 2015


The National Recycling Awards categories have been selected to recognise all areas of resource management and key parts of the wider economy such as the retail, food, construction and service sectors. Entries will be judged against rigorous criteria outlined. Read more about our NEW judging process here.

Click here to view the full list of categories.

New for 2015

New category: Best Food Waste Initiative

The issue of food waste is now very much on the national and global agenda. The winner of this category will be a company or organisation that can demonstrate true commitment to waste prevention and reduction through prevention, reuse and/or recycling. It is open to any organisation of any size that handles food waste and has operations in the UK. Read more here.

New judging process

For 2015, a new judging process will be used to detrmine the winner of each category: all shortlisted entrants will present their project/product in front of a panel of expert judges. For more information click here.

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Who can enter?

The awards are open to all involved in recycling and waste management, from local authorities, to waste producers, waste management companies, manufacturers and energy producers.

Winners and finalists receive exposure in MRW, the leading authority in the industry

MRW provides you with the key information and insights that will really make a difference to your business. MRW helps you stay ahead of the game and gives you best practice reports, comprehensive global news, an in-depth plant and features section with a focus on innovation, opinion columns and thought-leadership, research and reports/case studies, plus guidance on legislation, regulation and quality standards across the waste hierarchy, saving you time and money.

The entry process is free, simple and online

All submissions are made through our website. No printing or postage is necessary and you can log in and save your entry to come back to it at any time.

Start your entry here today

Final entry deadline: Friday 20 February 2015

Good luck with your entries!

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