HTS Harlow staff win top environmental award

HTS Harlow’s series of environment events has won gold at the prestigious Green Apple Awards for environmental best practice.

Health and Safety manager, Stella Dunlop and colleagues went to the House of Commons to be presented with the prestigious award.

Ms Dunlop told YH want they did to earn the award. She said: ‘We held a series of events to get people more aware of the environment.

“We had campaigns like “pledge more plastic”; we had a sunflower growing competition which proved very popular.

We built a Bug Hotel in the courtyard. We had quizzes about the trees that you can see from our offices.

We just wanted to get people thinking about the environment every day.

“Our directors have started to look at the use of electric vehicles.

“We really feel that the environment has become part of our every language”.

The Green Apple Awards is an international, annual campaign to recognise and reward environmental best practice. The Green Apple Environment Awards were launched in 1994 by The Green Organisation and have become well established as one of the most popular environmental campaigns in the world and are supported by the Environment Agency, the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health, the Chartered Institution for Wastes Management and other independent bodies.

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