Finalists line up for green awards

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The finalists in the Lancashire Evening Post’s Green Awards have been revealed.

Twelve finalists have been shortlisted in the four categories for the second annual awards, sponsored by defence firm BAE Systems.

They include the University of Central Lancashire which is shortlisted for noth the Best Recycling Project for its initiative which has seen its students donate unwanted gifts to the British Heart Foundation and the Green Transport Award.

The finalists were decided by a judging panel including Evening Post editor Simon Reynolds, BAE sustainability engineer John Farmer, Pam Butler, a waste management manager for Lancashire County Council and Ameon managing director Robin Lawson.

The prizes will be handed out in a special ceremony at the


Best Recycling Project sponsored by Ameon:

Exsel CIC;

University of Central Lancashire;

Recycling Lives.

Green Primary School Award sponsored by Smith Group:

Pilling St John’s Primary School;

Little Digmoor Primary School;

Euxton St Mary’s School.

Green Transport Award sponsored by The Cobbler’s Den:

University of Central Lancashire;

BAE Systems;

Blackpool and Fylde College.

Green Retailer sponsored by Valpak:

Riverford Organic;

City Cottage;

Recycled Originals.

For more on the awards, don’t miss our special two-page pull-out only in Tuesday’s Lancashire Evening Post.