Sustainability Awards shortlist

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The final shortlist of potential winners for next month’s Cornwall Sustainability Awards has been announced.

The judges, who include TV personality and environmentalist Dick Strawbridge MBE and Rachel Gill, environmental manager from last year’s Overall Winner Jasper’s abattoir, had the difficult task of reducing the entries to 41 hopefuls spread across eight categories plus an over-all winner and a life-time environmental contribution award.

Gill said: “It was an honour to be asked to judge some of Cornwall’s most sustainable businesses this year. Winning our category and Overall Winner in 2009 was an amazing achievement and really helped to highlight our environmental progress, so I know how important these awards are.”

Now in its seventh year The Cornwall Sustainability Awards is a key event in the county’s corporate diary, celebrating the environmental achievements of the region’s businesses and organisations, with many categories sponsored by local companies.

This year’s ceremony is being held at the new Pavilion Centre, Royal Cornwall Showground, Wadebridge at 11.30 on Friday 4th December 2008.

The event, which is free and includes a buffet lunch, is open to all businesses in the county who would like to help celebrate and support Cornish sustainability and network with other like-minded companies and individuals.

There are still some places available, so please click here for a booking form and more information.

Cornwall Sustainability Awards 2009 – Shortlist

Best Managed Small

ASP Industries

Bedknobs B&B

Cornish Crisp Company

Finisterre clothing

Primrose Valley hotel

South West Assessment and Training

Best Managed Medium

Celtic Sheepskin

Monkey Sanctuary

National Animal Welfare Trust (NAWT)

Newquay Zoo

Trelowarren estate

Best Managed Large

Brend Hotels

St Austell Brewery

Tamar Foods

TJ International

Tresco estate

Low Carbon

Newquay Zoo

South West Assessment and Training

St Austell Brewery

Tamar Foods

Trelowarren estate

Waste Minimisation

Bristol Fruit Sales

Henry Orchard scrap

MPG Books

TJ International

Unique Ecofuels

Green Innovation

Kensa Engineering

Miltek recycling equipment

Nature Paint

Parc Signs

Trelowarren estate

Best Individual

David Knight – Plan–it–Earth environmental community interest company

Julie Tamblin – Learn English in Cornwall

Mark Hatwood – COBRA Battery Recycling

Mark Picken – MPAD

Mike Kent – South West Assessment and Training

Steve Hillier – Miltek recycling

Sustainable Communities

COBRA Battery Recycling

Plan–it–Earth environmental community interest company

St Columb School

St Eval Parish Hall Committee