RECOUP Plastics Recycling Annual Awards 2022

For the first time in RECOUP’s history, to show continued support of the plastics value chain, RECOUP is pleased to announce the launch of the RECOUP Plastics Recycling Annual Awards. The awards are to celebrate the plastics value chain and their continued work to improve recyclability and resource efficiency. The awards will be presented at the RECOUP Plastics Resource and Recycling Conference, Thursday 29th September 2022.


NOW OPEN FOR AWARD APPLICATIONS!


Best Development or Innovation to Enhance Recyclability or Re-use

This award aims to raise awareness and showcase the latest product innovations and designs for recyclability. The award further recognises the progression in the applications of Recyclability by Design and presents a real opportunity for the industry to demonstrate their commitment to the environment and saving resources through improving recyclability or re-use.


Recycled Plastic Product of the Year

This award aims to raise awareness and showcase the latest product innovations and designs for recycled plastics. The award further recognises the progression in the applications of recycled plastics and presents a real opportunity for the industry to demonstrate their commitment to the environment and saving resources through the use of recycled materials.

 

Winners will be announced at the RECOUP Plastics Resources & Recycling Conference, Thursday 29th September 2022. 


Award Terms and Conditions

All fields must be completed online within the entry fields of the submission form. Please read the questions carefully.   The entry deadline is 30 June 2022. The shortlist will be advised by 31 August 2022 one in-person ticket for the individual or company to attend the conference. The winners will be announced at the RECOUP Plastics Resource and Recycling Conference 2022 on the 29 September 2022.

Best Development or Innovation to Enhance Recyclability or Re-use

Must meet the following criteria to be considered for the shortlist.
Collected, sorted, reprocessed, and have an end market.  This will be assessed by the RECOUP team and their decision is final. In addition to the entry form, a sample of the product needs to be sent to RECOUP before 31 July 2022. This will be used for promotion and also as part of a display on the day of the conference. The sample can be returned at the end of September, or retained by RECOUP to use as required in the future.

Recycled Plastic Product of the Year

Must meet the following criteria to be considered for the shortlist.
In addition to the entry form, the technical data demonstrating the recycled content that the product includes, also a sample of the product needs to be sent to RECOUP before 31 July 2022

  • Be made or designed to be made from post-consumer/post-industrial recycled plastics. (Recycled plastic can be sourced from any sector but must not be post-production scrap. There is no minimum restriction on % content, but you must disclose the sector and country from which the recycled material is sourced, and be willing to provide evidence on request.)
  • Be innovative. (aesthetics, design and impact will be considered)
  • Be sustainable (fitness for purpose, market need and market potential will be considered)

For more information about the awards, please contact Enquiry@recoup.org

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