Double award win for Aramark at the 2021 waste2zero awards

Aramark UK has won two awards at Footprint’s Waste2zero Awards, because of its work in the prevention and management of waste.

The foodservice and workplace solutions provider was successful in winning the very best Recycling Project Award and the very best Waste Project Communication & Stakeholder Engagement Award. Aramark was high commended in the very best Waste Management Project Award category also.

Aramark Defence Services (ADS), together with Greenzone and stakeholders within the Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO), area of the UK Ministry of Defence, integrated and developed a sustainability plan that centered on waste management. The project involved training, signage, introduction of increased glass food and recycling waste recycling, and much more. There is significant behavioural change management required across 50,000 troops and 9,000 Aramark employees.

Glyn Ingram, Judicial and defence Sector Director, commented: “It had been an honour to possess members of the Defence team present at the Waste2zero awards to see Aramark Northern Europe grab two awards and obtain highly commended in a third category. Every one of the teams in the Defence sector been employed by so hard in your community of waste management with this clients, and I’m pleased with this achievement extremely. The week that COP26 takes the news in, it’s great to be recognised for the task that people do in supporting this important topic.”

Helen Milligan-Smith, Managing Director, Food Services & Defence Services UK said:  “We have been very pleased with this achievement. Hard each day to lessen our environmental footprint we work very. Aramark has taken the steps needed to implement new means of working, driving awareness by educating both our clients and folks on what steps could be taken to change lives, attempting to achieve our collective results and goals collaboratively.

“However, our work doesn’t stop here. We shall continue steadily to look at ways we are able to reduce our effect on the environment and desire to inspire other businesses to take the important steps to aid an improved tomorrow and a wholesome planet.” 

Celebrating excellence in waste prevention and management, the Waste2Zero awards supply the food service and out of home sector with a platform for recognition also to showcase best practice and leadership.


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