Greenzone attended the Newark Business Awards held at the Newark Showgrounds last week. These awards bring together the best businesses in Newark, to recognise their fantastic achievements over the last 12 months and we’re delighted to have won Business of the Year.

As a local family business, we’ve been through a lot of change following the pandemic. We are under new management and continue to recruit experienced and skilled people to expand our team.  We now represent all levels of the waste hierarchy as we source and supply innovation in waste management, we have won new contracts in new sectors, and supported a customer to win two prestigious Waste2Zero awards.

A large part of our success is down to the vision of our CEO, Louise Taggart.  Louise’s focus is on people, supplier relationships and customer service.  The over-arching aim is to achieve all stakeholders’ environmental ambitions within the changing regulatory environment which is supporting the circular economy. 

“We have proven our resilience in challenging times.  We have changed processes and services and invested in the right people to adapt and grow the business.  Over the last 12 months, we have repositioned the Company to the corporate market, and we have all worked incredibly hard to achieve our goals and objectives.

One of our objectives is to be a top employer in Newark.  We have created a great employee value proposition including flexible and hybrid working which enables people to balance life and work.  It’s hugely important to me that we empower all the team to be successful at work as well as to support their personal circumstances.  We will continue to encourage and invest in learning and training for personal growth and business success.

The impact to the business of all these activities, goes much deeper than financial results.  As an organisation we are striving to drive real cultural change and to create a company community for us all.  Winning the Business of the Year award is a testament to everyone’s hard work, dedication and passion, and I couldn’t be prouder.”

Louise Taggart, CEO

Watch the pre-awards interview with Louise Taggart, CEO

Greenzone Team being presented their award by Simon Shaw of Duncan Toplis