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Construction, Quarry & Recycling Awards 2019

Directors of ROC Recycling Solutions Limited, Michael O’Callaghan and Paddy McBride, were presented with the prestigious Waste Management Team of the Year award, sponsored by Pirtek, during a glittering ceremony, compered by television and radio sports presenter Adrian Logan, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in South Belfast.

Organised by the publishers of Plant & Civil Engineer, 4SM (NI) Ltd, it was attended by hundreds of guests and leading figures from the plant, construction, quarry and waste management sectors. With 20 separate categories, the event is widely regarded as Ireland’s premier platform of recognition for those operating across all sectors of the industry.

ROC Recycling Solutions Limited was established in 2010 as a waste management service provider to the commercial and industrial sector. It is an Irish owned company headed by nationally and internationally respected professionals, with expertise in waste processing, brokering, and recycling.

As franchise bottling partner to the Coca-Cola Company across the island of Ireland, Coca-Cola HBC Ireland and Northern Ireland (CCHBCIOI) produces, distributes, and sells a wide range of beverages including global brands Coca-Cola, Diet Coke, Coca-Cola Zero Sugar, Fanta, Sprite, Schweppes, and locally-owned brands Deep RiverRock and Fruice.

A member of the 28-country Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Group (CCHBC), the business has a strong heritage in Northern Ireland and is a major employer at its state-of-the-art facility at Lisburn, Co. Antrim. The site incorporates an energy efficient combined heat and power plant, a high tech warehousing system, waste management facility, and visitors centre.

The CCHBC and ROC Recycling Solutions waste management partnership commenced in 2015 with the aims of improving the waste management systems to improve efficiency and enable greater segregation, developing an on-site waste processing self-sufficiency at the Knockmore Hill facility, attaining closed loop recycling on recyclable wastes despatched from the site and achieving in excess of 80% recycling with balance of tonnage undergoing recovery.

As the waste management partner, ROC Recycling and CCHBC engage on an almost daily basis to ensure that there is ongoing support and commitment to those CCHBC corporate waste targets and goals.

Last year, although it generated nearly 2,000 tonnes of waste, in partnership with ROC Recycling, it achieved zero waste to landfill during that period.

Waste Management Team of the Year 2019: ROC Recycling Solutions in partnership with Coca-Cola Hellenic. L-R: Golda Burrows, Paddy McBride, Jen McGuigan and Michael O’Callaghan.

Repak Pakman Awards 2016

ROC Recycling Solutions Limited and Guests recently attended the Repak Pakman Awards 2016 ceremony which was held on October 27th in the Intercontinental Hotel, Dublin.

The Awards celebrate excellence in recycling, energy and waste management and were attended by Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment Mr Denis Naughten.

Long time ROC Recycling Solutions client, The Meade Potato Company, was named the overall 2016 Pakman Award Winner. ROC Recycling Solutions congratulate The Meade Potato Company and all Pakman award winners.

Thanks to our honoured guests, industry colleagues, and hosts, Repak, for what was a memorable night.