The Recycling Council of Ontario (RCO) has applauded several businesses for their efforts to cut down on waste.
In observation of Waste Reduction Week, over 94 organizations and businesses were nominated for the RCO awards, which recognize companies that recycle, reduce and reuse in their day-to-day operations.
The recipients were announced at a Toronto gala held on October 21, 2008.
Fielding Chemical Technologies and Lac-Mac Surgical Wear were handed the “Sustainable Technology” award. London Green Festivals won the “Not For Profit” prize. Markham and Orillia were given the “Municipal” award.
Sony Canada, Seneca College, and Exhibition Place also received prizes.
The RCO will post a complete list of winners on their website at www.rco.on.ca