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RCV Smart Loader Highly Commended at Awards for Excellence

Sam Boshier May 20, 2024 2:41:12 PM
RCV Smart Loader Highly Commended at Awards for Excellence.

Last week we came home with a second Highly Commended Award for the RCV Smart Loader project. This time it was at the 21st Awards for Excellence in Waste and Recycling, run by

The award category was Health and Safety Initiative of the year and recognises initiatives to raise health and safety standards within a waste management or recycling business, or in a relevant local authority division.  

The RCV Smart Loader project’s aim was to reduce the risk to employees using bin lifts in automatic mode without compromising the operational efficiency on collection rounds. SiteZone and FCC Environment worked together to understand the frequency of the risk occurring and take steps to manage the risk, creating long term behavioural change.

Sam Boshier, Marketing Manager, commented,

"We always love being a part of this event to celebrate the best of the waste and recycling sector. We were honoured to bring home the Highly Commended Award, our second accolade for RCV Smart Loader.

One of our favourite moments in the ceremony was the standing ovation given to the Serco Sandwell Collection Crews for their brave actions saving a couple and a dog from a burning building."

This is the second of five awards that SiteZone Safety and FCC Environment have been shortlisted for. The remaining three include:


Read more about RCV Smart Loader here