Zero Waste Awards winners announced

The latest recipients of the Zero Waste Awards have been announced, with home vegetable delivery company Oddbox, online retailer MandM Direct and baby clothing rental company Bundlee receiving five-star awards.

The Zero Waste Awards were set up in 2010 by

Set up in 2010 by, the scheme has more than 500 members and recognises businesses and organisations committed to increasing the amount of waste they reduce, reuse and recycle.

The Zero Waste Awards were set up in 2010 by

The Zero Waste Awards’ organisers said: “The overall objective of the scheme is to build a community of sustainable businesses, providing a platform for recipients to collaborate and work together to reduce their environmental impact.”

The recipients of 2021 Zero Waste Awards will be recognised and given a chance to network with their industry peers at a lunch held in the coming November.


Entries are broken up into 10 different categories, enabling organisations to benchmark against those in the same sector. These categories are sponsored by key expert partners who are happy to provide free advice and guidance to any business looking to improve their environmental credentials.

Previous recipients of the Awards at the Zero Waste Recognition Luncheon in 2016

Entrants are assigned a ranking by industry experts under a star system. Five stars means an organisation has invested in the principle of continuous improvement and actively demonstrates Zero Waste achievements. Two stars signifies that an organisation has started on the journey and is gathering relevant data.

The 10 categories are: Construction, sponsored by Powerday; Education; Food & Beverage, sponsored by Wastepack; Healthcare, sponsored by Bywaters; Hospitality, sponsored by Reconomy; Industrial; Office & Commercial; Retail & Leisure; Travel & Transport; and Waste and Recycling.

The winners from the latest round of entries are:

Five-star recipients

Bundlee (Retail & Leisure)

MandM Direct Ltd (Retail & Leisure)

ODDBOX (Food & Beverage, Retail & Leisure)

Four-star recipients

CHC Waste Facilities Management Ltd (Waste and Recycling)

Crown Workspace (Office & Commercial)

Dixons Carphone plc (Retail & Leisure)

Eco Colab Limited (Hospitality)

Fanfare Label (Retail & Leisure)

Future Now Guatemala (Retail & Leisure)

KOMBAN (Food & Beverage)

London Borough of Havering (Waste and Recycling)

London Borough of Hackney (Waste and Recycling)

Freedom Group (Construction, Waste and Recycling)

Northern Lincolnshire & Goole NHS Foundation Trust (Healthcare, Hospitality)

ODS – Oxford City Council (Office & Commercial, Waste and Recycling)

Pentatonic (Education, Waste and Recycling)

Ready Egg Products Ltd (Industrial, Food and Beverage)

Sadlers Carton Stockholders Ltd (Industrial, Waste and Recycling)

Waddington Europe (Industrial, Food and Beverage)

Three-star recipients

Ananas-anam ltd (Industrial, Office & Commercial)

envoPAP (Industrial, Waste and Recycling)

Greyparrot (Waste and Recycling)

Helipads For Hospitals (Waste and Recycling)

Mitie Waste & Environmental (Food & Beverage)

Nomura International & ISS Facilities Services (Office & Commercial)

Qualis Flow (Construction)

SMB Records Management Ltd (Office and Commercial)

Toughsheet building Products (Construction, Waste and Recycling)

UBQ Materials (Industrial, Waste and Recycling)

University of Bristol (Education)

Two-star recipients

Buckinghamshire Council (Education, Waste and Recycling)

DIEM (Industrial)

East Ayrshire Council (Waste and Recycling)

OSL Rail (Construction)

Recofloor Ltd (Construction)

The next round of entries is now underway. Potential entrants can find out more by visiting here. Entries must be submitted by 1 October 2021.


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