Bergo Flooring and Blocket are the final candidates for the Recycling Industries inspiration prize.
The prize is awarded by HRH the Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden, on Recycling Day, May 12, in Stockholm.
The prize is awarded for innovative, creative and inspiring use of recycled material and actions leading to a significantly
more efficient use of resources or increased recycling.
Among a total of 21 nominees, the jury appointed two final candidates, Bergo Flooring and Blocket. Bergo Flooring
manufactures flooring products made of recycled materials and Blocket has created a marketplace for increased recycling.
The Inspiration Prize was first given out in 2006 and previous winners are IKEA, Patagonia, Electrolux, Karlsons Hus,
Coca-Cola, Swerea Mefos and H & M. The previous award winners have shown good examples of how they can use
recycled materials in their products.
This year's winner will be announced on May 12 at the Recycling Day in Stockholm. Head of the jury is Anders Wijkman,
chairman of Recycling Industries Association.
You can read more about the award ceremony on the Recycling Industries website here
For more information contact:
Britt Sahleström, president - Recycling Industries, tel: +46 703 44 51 53, firstname.lastname@example.org
Viveke Ihd, Head of Environment & Development - Recycling Industries, +46 702 38 78 28, email@example.com
Recycling Industries is a trade association for private recycling companies that have chosen to actively work with the
environment and ethics in their business with the goal of creating a sustainable environment. The industry has a
turnover of approximately SEK 20 billion, has 6,000 employees, manages more than 11 million tons of waste and
recyclable materials, and recycles more than 50 percent.
The industry has a turnover of approximately SEK 20 billion, has 6,000 employees and manages more than
11 million tons of waste and recyclable materials, and material recycles more than 50 percent.
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