Decommissioning and metal recycling firm John Lawrie Metals has picked up a prestigious award.
It has been named Metal Recycling Business of the Year at the 2021 awards for Excellence in Recycling and Waste Management.
The awards are held to promote the efforts of all businesses in the recycling, reuse and waste reduction sector.
John Lawrie, the metal recycling, steel tubulars and decommissioning company which was founded in Aberdeen in the 1930s, was recognised for its service in a consistent and thorough way for its customers.
Dave Weston, John Lawrie managing director, said: “This is a very proud moment for John Lawrie.
“It is wonderful to be recognised by our fellow peers within the industry for the work we are doing.
This is a very proud moment for John Lawrie.”
Dave Weston, John Lawrie managing director
“We are lucky to have such a dedicated and hard-working team who are always willing to go above and beyond to keep the business moving forward.
“Driving a circular economy is what our business has been built on so to know that what we are doing has been recognised and is appreciated is a great result.”
Always looking for ways to improve the business
The award was collected on behalf of the company by environmental consultant Ray Grant at the event in London.
He said: “What a fantastic event, it was great to be a part of it and even better for John Lawrie to win.
“The team work so hard to make sure the business is run as efficiently as possible and are always on the look out for innovative ways to reuse and repurpose the material we receive into our yards.
“It’s recognition well deserved in my eyes.”
With an aim of zero to landfill, John Lawrie Metals handles around 200,000 tonnes of metal annually.
John Lawrie employs around 90 people across its operations in the UK, USA and Europe.