United Kingdom – MBA Polymers’ founder Mike Biddle has won the 2014 World Technology Network (WTN) Environment Award for his pioneering work in separating plastic polymers and preventing plastic pollution.
′It′s a great honour to receive this award and I′m delighted that my commitment to transforming plastic waste into useful materials has been recognised by fellow scientists and inventors,′ he said. ′Throughout the journey from my early experiments to creating a global plastics recycling company, I′ve remained dedicated to developing advanced ways to separate plastic polymers and this award is a testament to that contribution.′
WTN members comprise some of the world’s most innovative individuals and organisations – from technology experts and scientists to government officials and writers – engaged in exploring the potential of emerging technologies. In addition, MBA Polymers has won the 2015 Rushlight Award for Resource Innovation for its plastic polymer separation activities.
′It′s a real honour to have received this award for our work on transforming waste plastics into valuable materials,′ commented MBA′s ceo Nigel Hunton. ′We have some exciting times ahead, including high-tech collaborations with our customers to help them innovate en route to the circular economy.′
The Rushlight Awards support and promote the latest clean technologies, innovations and initiatives in the UK and Ireland. This year, overseas companies were also invited to enter a new ′international′ category and a new prize was awarded for a sustainability initiative that develops the market or engages positively with stakeholders. MBA Polymers has won this new accolade.
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