The winner of the Community Recycling Project of the Year, sponsored by @enviroguide is… @FoodCloud & @FoodCloudHubs – a social enterprise that connects businesses with surplus food to charities. It has distributed over 15m meals across Ireland. Congratulations!#PakmanAwards2018
— Pakman Awards (@PakmanAwards) October 25, 2018
The Pakman Awards are national awards that recognise excellence in waste management and recycling among businesses, organisations, community groups and initiatives in Ireland. The 2018 awards saw 400 delegates from leading businesses, organisations and community groups come together at a gala dinner at the InterContinental Hotel. Leading the congratulations was Seán Canney, TD, Minister of State for Rural Affairs and Natural Resources.
The Pakman Awards are open to any organisation,business, community, group or individial in Ireland. Sr Margaret Cashman of St Francis Hospice in Blanchardstown, the chosen charity recipuent of the evening, was presented with a cheque for €4,000 by Repak Chairperson, Tony Keohane.
Other highlights of the night included a special mention for 11 year ol Flossie Donnelly, a finalist in the Environmental Eduucation and Awareness Initiative Category. You can read Flossie’s blog here.