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The winners of the National Recycling Awards

The winners of the National Recycle Awards 2005 were announced this week by TV presenter and columnist Paul Ross at the most glamorous event in the recycling industry.

Somerset Waste Partnership won Best Local Authority Initiative (sponsored by Grosvenor)

Balfour Beatty Rail Track Systems won Best Industry Recycling Initiative
Comet, Wincanton and Remploy won Best Partnership Project for Recycling (sponsored by Evolve).

Nicola Buck from the London Borough of Barnet was named Recycling Officer of the Year (sponsored by Cleanaway)

Leeds City Council won the Recycling Target Success (sponsored by Wyvern Waste)

EnviroSystems (UK) won Recycled Product of the Year (sponsored by Bankit and Redfearn) and Best Innovation in Market Development

HMYOI Wetherby won Waste Minimisation Project of the Year (sponsored by Valpak)

Kirklees Metropolitan Council won Best Information and Communication Campaign

Newport Wastesavers won Best Community Project for Recycling (sponsored by LARAC)

Lancashire County Council and Lancashire CRN won Best Local Authority and Community Sector Partnership (sponsored by Defra)

Closed Loop London and Marks & Spencer won Best Retail Recycling Initiative

Verdant Group won Best Commitment to Health and Safety Practices (sponsored by Onyx).

Lifetime Achievement Awards were given to Melvyn Lilley from Wolverhampton City Council , Garth Ward from the Salvation Army Trading Scheme and Robert Williams from the Welsh Assembly . These were voted for by readers of www.mrw.co.uk Click here to view the National Recycling Hall of Fame.

Check out MRW over the coming weeks for more information or visit www.nationalrecyclingawards.com

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