Recycle IT; a not for profit, social enterprise recently won the Eco-Friendliness Award at the JCI Dublin Friendly Business Awards 2016.

JCI President; Ronan Neacy and Maria Walsh; 2014 Rose of Tralee & JCI member hosted the 9th Annual Awards Ceremony in the Mansion House on the evening of August 27th. Recycle IT were delighted to accept the award.

Dubliner Neil McCabe; firefighter, environmental leader and award winning founder of ‘The Green Plan’ presented John McEntee, Head of Marketing at Recycle IT with the award saying; “it’s a great pleasure to see the award go to a community and environmentally focused business.”

Upon hearing the good news, Una Lavelle General Manager at Recycle IT said;

The award is a testament to the work of the whole team in supporting people, communities and businesses with recycling electrical appliances and electronic equipment. This award helps grow awareness of our recycling services and hopefully will encourage people to contact us about recycling waste electrical and electronic equipment.

Recycle IT fully embrace the JCI Friendly Business Awards as it celebrates the value that businesses bring to local communities every day. We want to say well done to all those who entered, were shortlisted and won awards on the evening.

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About JCI

JCI is a nonprofit organisation of young active citizens age 18 to 40 who are engaged and committed to creating impact in their communities. The Friendly Business Awards, supported by Bank of Ireland, is the JCI flagship business programme and recognizes the pivotal role that small businesses play in their local community. The Friendly Business Awards aims to recognise businesses that excel in serving the needs of the local community.

About Recycle IT
Recycle IT is a not for profit social enterprise, providing a community collection service for all types of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE). During 2015 Recycle IT offered collection services to 100,000 homes and businesses across Dublin and surrounding areas collecting a range of WEEE including over 7000 monitors and TV’s. Their services are provided in partnership with WEEE Ireland and supported by South Dublin County Council. Recycle IT are authorized by the National Waste Collection Permit Office and the local authority in Dublin Kildare and Wicklow.

Greyhound are currently working alongside Recycle IT on a community lead initiative to ensure the Clondalkin area is as waste free as possible prior to Halloween 2016. For more updates like this one, follow us online and keep in touch with our social sites.