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Croke Park wins Repak Partnership Award

Croke Park wins Repak Partnership Award

19th October 2009

Croke Park was awarded the Repak Partnership Award at a ceremony held in Croke Park on Monday 15th October.

The list of winners, which were presented by Minister John Gormley were:
• Croke Park: Repak Partnership Award.
• Assumption National School, Walkinstown: Repak Recycling School of the Year
• Shabra: Repak Recycling Recovery Operator of the Year 2009: SME Company
• Mr. Binman: Repak Recovery Operator of the Year 2008 – Large Company
• South Tipperary County Council - Cashel Repak Recycling Centre: Civic Amenity / Recycling Centre of the Year 2009.
• Louth County Council: Repak Local Authority of the Year 2009
• Quish's SuperValu Supermarket, Ballincollig, Co. Cork: Repak Best Practice Award 2009 – Independent Retail.
• Joint winners: The Citywest Hotel AND The Clarion Hotel, Cork: Repak Best Practice Award 2009 – Hospitality Sector
• Evode Industries Ltd: Repak Best Practice Award 2009.
• Green Isle Foods Ltd: Repak Best Packaging Prevention Initiative Award 2009.
• Cadbury Ireland Ltd: Repak Member of the Year 2009.

Commenting Dr. Andrew Hetherington, CEO, Repak said “Each year we get more tangible evidence from producers, schools, individual and collectors (both Local authorities and private operators) of the real differences they are making through their packaging prevention and recycling programs. These programs are contributing to financial and environmental costs savings for us all. This year has been no exception, and we’ve seen tremendous successes from all of our winners and finalists.”