The Pakman Awards, powered by Repak are the national environmental and sustainability awards, that recognise excellence in recycling and waste management among businesses, organisations, community groups and initiatives in Ireland.
Entries are now open for the 2021 Pakman Awards. With 12 categories, the National Environmental Awards honour organisations, businesses, community groups and individuals across Ireland, who demonstrate best practice and innovation in recycling and waste management. Entry for the 2021 Pakman Awards has now closed.
The Pakman Plastic Awards 2020
Unfortunately, due to the impact of Covid-19, on businesses in Ireland, we made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 Awards. The only category which remained open for entries was the Plastic Pledge Award Category.
The 2020 Pakman Plastic Pledge Award was streamed live from Croke Park on the 9th of December. The award were hosted by Anna Geary and Eamon Ryan TD, Minister for Environment, Climate and Communications and Minister for Transport was our special guest on the day and announced the overall 2020 Pakman Award Winner.
The Plastic Pledge award was open to the 125 signatories of the Plastic Pledge. These businesses are Repak Members and are committed to achieving specific objectives to ensure they reduce plastic packaging and increasing the recyclability of their packaging.
Aldi Stores (Ireland) Ltd won the overall Pakman Award winner. Coca Cola HBC Ireland & N.Ireland, Mannok and Tesco Ireland were awarded Silver awards. ABP Food Group, Britvic Ireland, Heineken Ireland, Irish Distillers Pernod Ricard were awarded Bronze awards.
You can watch the highlights of the virtual ceremony below. To find out more about the 2020 Pakman Plastic Pledge Awards and view the full list of finalists read our press release.