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EMR wins Recycling Business of the Year at the Awards for Excellence in Recycling and Waste Management

Olivia Healey

David Holdcroft accepting the award
And the winner is… EMR

EMR, a global leader in sustainable materials, has won the 2023 'Recycling Business of the Year' and 'Metals Recycling Business of the Year' at the Awards for Excellence in Recycling and Waste Management.

The Awards for Excellence in Recycling and Waste Management, which marked its 20th anniversary on the 11th May, celebrates innovation, dedication and success in the recycling and waste industry, local authorities and wider sectors.

EMR was awarded ‘Metals Recycling Business of the Year’. The award recognised EMR's decades of experience in the reuse and recycling industry. This award is a celebration of the organisation's commitment to turning end-of-life materials into valuable resources. This includes consumer products, end-of-life vehicles, and materials from industry, construction, and demolition. The award also acknowledged EMR's consistent delivery of high-quality products and market-leading service to all of its customers.

EMR also won the ‘Recycling Business of the Year’ category, made up of winners across all the raw material categories. This overall award noted EMR’s commitment to sustainability. This includes its innovation to promote a circular economy on a global scale, its drive to be net-zero by 2040, its offering of sustainable careers, and its support of its communities and young people.

Ian Sheppard, Managing Director, EMR said:

“We’re very proud to be recognised for ‘Metals Recycling Business of the Year’ and to also win ‘Recycling Business of the Year’ is incredible!

“We want to say a huge thank you to everyone that supports our mission. Without our loyal customers and our passionate, dedicated and hardworking team, EMR would not be the global leader it is today.

“The EMR team is working hard to provide our customers with innovative, high-quality products so that the materials we use don’t need to be extracted from the planet, and we can eventually avoid depleting natural resources. Every day we are making good progress to reach our targets for net-zero operations and we’re keen to help everyone in our value chain do the same.”