Award for Environmental Sustainability in the Highways Sector 2015 shortlist

Environmental

Shortlisted for 2015

A-one+ Integrated Highway Services & Highways England
Area 12 Managing Agent Contract

Hampshire County Council, Amey & Allasso Recycling
Developing the use of Hydraulically Bound Materials in Hampshire

Northamptonshire Highways
Cycle Connect

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The Award for Environmental Sustainability in the Highways Sector 2015 will be awarded to an organisation, highway authority or partnership that is able to demonstrate consideration of environmental issues within a project. The project should improve sustainability in the highway environment such as: carbon footprint reduction; local environmental benefits; sustainable material use; reduction of CO2 plus involve community liaison and consultation.

  • What is the approach to sustainability within the organisation?
  • Provide evidence of the tangible benefits of the initiative or product and the predicted benefits for the future including cost savings.
  • What were the challenges met in developing the initiative or product?
  • Describe the process for monitoring the outcomes and details of the overall future impact on the environment.

Last year’s winners

Ringway
Wet Waste Reception Station

Ringway’s innovative solution to divert waste from landfill and reduce water consumption from gully cleansing operations in North Yorkshire.

Judges’ comment:

An excellent example of recycling and significant reduction in landfill.

What the winners had to say…

David Campbell and Siobhan Riordan:

It’s something that we want to share with the industry and we are really proud of the recognition that we’ve achieved through this Award and also our hard work in working with the Environment Agency.

I think the [judges recognised] our sustainability strategy and also the wider use of Ringway’s technologies to recycle products that we normally consider as waste and the significant carbon and water savings that we’ve achieved through installation of this product.

The Highways Magazine Excellence Awards are really important to the industry. It’s our industry, we feel part of it and by winning this prestigious Award, we feel that we can show our competitors and our colleagues in the industry that we care about our environmental credentials.