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More Recognition For O'Donovan Waste

15th November 2017 Paul Andrews

Family owned O'Donovan Waste Disposal has been shortlisted in two categories in the Construction News Specialists Awards 2018.

O’Donovan Waste Disposal has been selected by the judges as a finalist in two categories - Innovation of the Year (Contractor) and Training Excellence - of the 2018 Construction News Specialists Awards, the only national awards that recognises the best specialist contractors from across the UK.  

“We are delighted to have been shortlisted for two awards,” said O’Donovan MD Jacqueline O’Donovan.  “This recognition reflects the hard work, dedication and investment that we continue to put into our operations.  It also ensures that we are constantly progressing in terms of innovation, skill levels and best practice”

Construction News Editor Tom Fitzpatrick said:  “Specialists are continuing to up their game in difficult economic circumstances. Our expert judges have now shortlisted the companies who represent the best of the people, initiatives and projects in the construction industry supply chain."

"CN will be publishing features on each of the shortlisted entrants in the coming weeks and best of luck to all involved as they now go to the second stage of presenting their work face-to-face with our judges.”

The winners will be announced on 8 March 2018 at a glamorous ceremony at the Grosvenor House Hotel, London where over 1,000 of the industry elite will join together for a night of entertainment, celebration and networking.              

Founded in 1959, family-run O’Donovan Waste Disposal Ltd aims to lead the way in safe, green and efficient waste operations across London. Based in north London with five sites and 160 employees, O’Donovan offers a wide range of services including skip hire, roll on/off bins, waste transfer stations, tipper and grab lorry services, recycled aggregates, road sweepers, wheelie bins and demolition services.

O’Donovan is passionate about the waste industry and about working as safely and sustainably as possible. The company champions a range of ongoing initiatives which demonstrate top-down commitment and as such is widely regarded within the construction, waste and logistics industry as a champion for health and safety, training and environmental excellence. The company is a Construction Logistics and Community Safety (CLOCS) Champion and Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) Gold operator (held for over six consecutive years).   

O’Donovan has invested heavily in waste processing and ensures the maximum is recycled or re-used. Recycled aggregates are produced using state-of-the-art equipment, as per the WRAP quality protocol before going on to be reused in construction and infrastructure projects. All of its recycled materials come with a British Standard quality certification. By demonstrating excellence in environmental practice across the sector, O’Donovan diverts 100% of all waste collected from landfill.

O’Donovan is also a certified training centre, approved by JAUPT (DCPC) and British Safety Council (BSC).



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