PORTLAOISE-based ROC Recycling Solutions Ltd has been shortlisted for a 2019 Pakman award. Now in its fifth year, the national environmental awards celebrate sustainability champions who are putting innovative recycling and waste management practices into place across Ireland.
ROC Recycling Solutions Ltd is shortlisted in the commercial category of the Waste Recovery Operator of the Year awards.
ROC Recycling Solutions Ltd is an Irish-owned company headed by nationally and internationally respected professionals with expertise in waste processing, brokering, and recycling. The company was established in 2010 as a waste management service provider to the commercial and industrial sector.
The goal of ROC is to utilise in-house knowledge to provide sustainable waste solutions to suppliers. ROC view waste as a valuable raw material and all efforts are made to give waste a second life as a raw material or product.
The winner of the commercial category of the Waste Recovery Operator of the Year award will be announced at the 2019 Pakman awards, which will take place on 24 October in the Intercontinental Hotel, Dublin.
Not only will ROC Recycling Solutions Ltd be in the running to take home top prize in the waste prevention business award, they will also be eligible for the overall Pakman award, the winner of which will also be announced at the awards ceremony.
Commenting on the 2019 Pakman awards finalists, Séamus Clancy, Repak CEO, commented: “This year, the number and quality of entries in the Pakman awards surpassed all our expectations. The dedication and innovation shown by individuals and organisations across the country is amazing and makes a real difference to Ireland’s environment.
“Now, more than ever, Ireland needs environmental champions and we are looking for organisations, community groups and individuals to lead by example. We look forward to ROC Recycling Solutions Ltd’s environmental initiatives and hope that others will be inspired to follow their lead.”
The 2019 Pakman awards, powered by Repak, is proudly sponsored by the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment, the Environmental Protection Agency, Arthur Cox, the Irish Waste Management Association, Chartered Institute of Waste Management, Enviroguide, WEEE Ireland, Repak ELT, AMCS, European Recycling Platform and IBEC.