Recycle IT, the only Community Electronic Recycling Social Enterprise in Dublin, Kildare and Wicklow, provide a collection service for all types of waste electrical and electronic equipment, and this win will be seen as a great boost for the company.
The Pakman Awards are a national awards programme that recognize excellence in waste management and recycling among businesses, organisations, community groups and individuals in Ireland.
The overall awards are arranged by Repak and whether you are a recycler, a tidy towns group just starting out, or a large organisation recovering, processing or transporting waste materials, you are encouraged to submit an entry.
In late summer 2016 Recycle IT submitted its first application to the Pakman Awards and were delighted to be shortlisted.
Subsequently at the awards ceremony on October 27th 2016, Recycle IT were announced as winners in the category – Environmental Education and Awareness Initiatives
Ana Lavelle, General Manager and John McEntee, Marketing Manager from Recycle IT, expressed delighted on receiving this award which was presented by Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Mr. Denis Naughten, TD and CEO of Repak, Mr. Seamus Clancy.
“This award is positive recognition of our work in promoting and offering a range of electrical recycling services to homes, businesses, schools, charities and community groups across Dublin and surrounding areas”.
John McEntee was equally happy. He said:
“Winning this award increases awareness of our recycling service and acknowledges the value of our work both internally and externally”.
Recycle IT is a not for profit social enterprise providing collection and drop off services for all types of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE).
During 2015 Recycle IT offered drop off and collection services to 100,000 homes and businesses across Dublin and surrounding areas collecting a range of WEEE which includes thousands of computers, cables, monitors, microwaves and TV’s.
Recycle IT services are provided in partnership with WEEE Ireland. Recycle IT are supported by South Dublin County Council and authorized by the National Waste Collection Permit Office and the local authorities across Dublin, Kildare and Wicklow.
To contact Recycle IT visit www.recycleit.ie or call 01 4578321.