PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR (WASTE MANAGEMENT)
This award recognises an individual at the Directorial/CEO level from a business organisation within the waste management sector in the Middle East who has shown significant contribution to the industry.
PERSONALITYOF THE YEAR (RECYCLING)
The award recognises an individual at the Directorial/CEO level who is a visionary, influencer and delivers positive change within the recycling sector in the Middle East.
TECHNOLOGY INNOVATIONOF THE YEAR (WASTE MANAGEMENT AND RECYCLING)
The award recognises waste and/or recycling equipment that is outstanding in design and development in the specific segment, including innovation, quality, durability, sustainability and positive client feedback.
RISING STAR AWARD
The Rising Star award recognises an individual working in the waste and recycling industry, who has shown great promise and made a significant contribution to the sector. This award is open to individuals who have been in the industry for less than 5 years.
WASTE MANAGEMENTCOMPANY OF THE YEAR
This award recognises consistent and sustainable solutions and services delivered by waste management companies, big or small, operating in the Middle East.
BEST WASTE DIVERSION/REDUCTION INITIATIVE (Government sector)
The award is designed to recognise government entities who have significantly contributed to making a positive difference with suitable waste diversion/reduction strategies and initiatives.
SUSTAINABILITY INITIATIVE OF THE YEAR
The award is designed to recognise companies that focus on sustainability, show outstanding efforts to promote and follow sustainable business practices, and have implemented innovative and effective sustainability solutions/initiatives producing positive results in terms of helping shape the future of sustainability in the region.
BEST WASTE DIVERSION INITIATIVE (Private sector)
This award recognises private companies that have significantly contributed to making a positive difference with suitable waste diversion strategies and recycling initiatives.
SUSTAINABLE PACKAGING COMPANY OF THE YEAR
The award is designed to recognise companies in the packaging sector for their outstanding efforts to implement sustainable/circular solutions, demonstrating their commitment to reducing waste and contributing to positive change in the business and the region.
FOOD WASTE INITIATIVEOF THE YEAR
This award aims to recognise companies that have executed successful programmes or initiatives for and demonstrated commitment in dealing effectively with food waste through prevention, reduction or recycling.
BEST WASTE MANAGEMENT INITIATIVE (RETAIL & COMMERCIAL SECTOR)
The award is designed to recognise retail and commercial businesses that have significantly contributed to making a positive difference with suitable waste management strategies and initiatives.
MEDICAL WASTE MANAGEMENT BEST PRACTICE AWARD
The award recognises a healthcare facility that demonstrates the best record of progress and delivery of medical and hazardous waste management and treatment solutions while maintaining an outstanding record on health, safety and environmental aspects.
GREEN FINANCE SCHEME OF THE YEAR (BANKS/INVESTORS/OTHER FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS)
This award aims to recognise banks, investors and other financial institutions in the Middle East for their commitment to a sustainable future. It celebrates the financial schemes that support businesses in their green projects such as climate tech, recycling, waste management, clean energy, resource efficiency etc.
RECYCLED PRODUCT OF THE YEAR
The award recognises manufacturing companies that demonstrate significant success in converting recyclables into usable products. It celebrates the most innovative recycled product that has remarkably reduced waste in the environment and has contributed to the circular economy.
PAPER RECYCLING COMPANYOF THE YEAR
The award recognises pulp, paper and packaging material producers for their sustainable operations and creative solutions and paper recycling companies operating in the Middle East, which have provided consistent and sustainable services to their customers.
METALS RECYCLING COMPANY OF THE YEAR (TRADER)
The award recognises scrap metal trading companies operating in the Middle East that provide consistent andsustainable services to their clients.
METALS RECYCLING COMPANY OF THE YEAR (MANUFACTURER/PROCESSOR)
The award recognises manufacturers, metal recycling companies and scrap processors operating in the MiddleEast that provide consistent, sustainable services and have made a significant contribution to the industry.
PLASTICS RECYCLINGCOMPANY OF THE YEAR (TRADER)
The award recognises plastic scrap trading companies operating in the Middle East that provide consistent and sustainable services to their clients.
PLASTICS RECYCLINGCOMPANY OF THE YEAR (MANUFACTURER/PROCESSOR)
The award recognises manufacturers, plastics recycling companies and scrap processors in the Middle East that demonstrate significant contribution to waste diversion and minimisation, sustainable sourcing of material and recycling processes.
ELECTRICAL & ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENTRECYCLING COMPANY OF THE YEAR (OEM)
This award aims to recognise electrical and electronic equipment producers for their sustainable and creative solutions/products.
ELECTRICAL & ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENTRECYCLING COMPANY OF THE YEAR (WEEE Processor)
This award recognises the WEEE recycling companies operating in the Middle East for their sustainable approach and creative solutions and services provided to their customers.