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Metsä Tissue UK launches Sustainability Awards

Award will recognize sustainability initiatives in the hygiene industry

Metsä Tissue in the UK, in partnership with the Cleaning & Services Support Association, is announcing the first of its kind Sustainability Awards competition to the hygiene industry in early 2023, with the goal to promote sustainable practices across the industry. The Awards are open for entries in several categories until 23rd December 2022.

The growing importance of sustainability in all sectors of activity is common knowledge, and the cleaning and hygiene industry is no exception. It is with this in mind that Metsä Tissue, in partnership with the Cleaning & Services Support Association, has launched a Sustainability Awards competition to the hygiene industry.

“If you would like to showcase your proactive actions for more sustainable business, you have until close of play on 23rd December to submit your entry -– and to create fair and equal participation for all, the Awards are free to enter,” the company stated.

“With the glaring focus on sustainability, it is incumbent on all of us not just to do our bit, but also to recognize those who are leading the way in best practice and going above and beyond to promote and embrace sustainability. Our aim is to highlight and reward sustainability practices throughout our industry and thus create a positive, lasting impact on the environment”, says Mika Paljakka, Metsä Tissue’s Senior Vice president for Metsä Tissue Ltd, UK & Ireland.

Carefully planned to coincide with an event which will draw those in the industry to London – The Cleaning Show at London’s ExCeL, 14th – 16th March 2023, the black-tie Awards Ceremony will take place on Wednesday 15th at 19:00hrs just a short distance away, in Greenwich, at the iconic Cutty Sark.

This Awards program is open to all organizations involved in the cleaning & hygiene industry: companies large and small, membership and accreditation organizations and end users, whether commercial or public sector.

“So, if you, your organization, your team, or your invention are making a difference – directly or indirectly, to people and the planet, you are eligible! You can nominate yourself, your suppliers or your customers (or a team of any combination if that is relevant),” the company said.

The Awards categories are:

  • Carbon Reducer Award
  • Social Value Impact Award
  • Renewable Energy Performer Award
  • Best Sustainability Marketing and Communication Initiative Award
  • Team Sustainability Excellence Award
  • Individual Sustainability Excellence Award

According to Metsä Tissue, initial entries will be reviewed by a team of specialists with focus on quantifiable, proven sustainability benefits. The top entries in each category will then be passed to a highly qualified and experienced judging panel who will review and score each entry, determining the winners.

To learn more and to enter the Awards, please visit:

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