CRNI is delighted to share the 2018 achievements of our members!


  • Sustainable Ireland Award: Circular Economy / Leadership in Market Development for Recycled/Recovered Material
  • Social Impact Award – Social Enterprise Northern Ireland
  • Business in the Community Northern Ireland Gold


  • Pakman Community Recycling Project of the Year
  • Irish Red Cross Innovation for Change Award 2018
  • Awarded SIFI Growth Fund & AIB match funding
  • Reached milestone of over 18,200 tonnes of food ≈ 40,000,000 meals redistributed


  • Finalist Green Awards 2018 Green NGO of the Year
  • Social Enterprise Development Fund Accelerator Award
  • Launch of new warehouse
  • Finalist Charity Impact Awards Social Enterprise of the Year

Bryson Recycling

  • Winner of UK Private Business Awards Social Enterprise of the Year
  • Celebrated their 25th Anniversary

Smile Resource Exchange

  • Nominated as Irish representatives to the European Business Awards for the Environment
  • Pakman Environmental Education and Awareness Initiative Award
    (Circular Oceans)

IRD Duhallow Furniture Revamp

  • First organisation to be awarded ReMark, Ireland’s reuse quality standard of excellence
  • Best Creative Industry IRD DUHALLOW Business Awards

Camara Education

  • Good Governance Awards – Organisations with an annual turnover of between €1 million and €5 million
  • Finalist 2018 UK Social Enterprise Award: International Impact & Environmental Social Enterprise categories

Rediscovery Centre

  • Winner Dublin Social Enterprise Awards – Rediscover Fashion
  • Winner SEAI Sustainable Energy Awards – Energy Building
  • Finalist Green Awards 2018 Sustainability Team of the Year & Green Retailer of the Year categories
  • Three-year EPA strategic partnership

Recycle IT

  • Finalist for Excellence in CSR by an SME Award Chambers Ireland
  • Finalist for Pakman Awards WEEE Champion

Well done to all!

  • December 19, 2018

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