Green England Awards 2008
Celebrating innovation and achievement among green and ethical companies
Green England are pleased to announce this years winners. The response has been fabulous and its wonderful to see green and ethical companies getting the recognition they deserve!
In the category of Best Green Company – Deepdale Farm took the most votes. Deepdale is an eco friendly self catering hostel and campsite on the Norfolk Coast. They are delighted to have won the award and look forward to meeting new visitors in the course of the next few months. Runner up in this category is A1 Fruiterers in North Cornwall - suppliers of Fair Trade, Organic, vegan and vegetarian groceries and produce. They support local producers and have a range of Cornish products as well as Fair Trade products from around the world.
The Fair Trade category was won by Only Fair – making Fair Trade available to everyone online. Bags, gifts, soft furnishings, coffee and chocolate and more. Only Fair believes everyone can make a difference by making a small adjustment to their shopping habits. Close behind in the votes was Boutiko selling a range of Fair Trade gifts and accessories to suit all tastes and pockets.
The Go Green Company was the winner of the Best Newcomer category. They sell a range of products online, designed to help people reduce their carbon footprint. From laundry to household, toys and skincare they really is something for everbody. They also suggest tips for daily greener living. The Green Driving school was runner up in this category. Learn in a car with low emissions, and how to drive for eco efficiency as well as being confident that the company runs an eco friendly office. Based in Chingford in East London.
The Most Innovative Green Product was won by Bags of Change – eco bags that save you money in Fair Trade, organic and ethical shops. Beautiful and practical shopping bags that give you a discount each time you use them in a particpating store. Runner up was Great Elm Physick Garden – organic skin care – natural organic ingredients, for all your body's needs.
Best Customer Service went to the Phone Coop – a telecoms supplier with a difference. Run ethically, owned by the customers and run in an enviromentally friendly way. Runner up was a great day out – Killhope – the North of England Lead Mining Museum. A great example of green tourism.
Congratulations to all the winners – and all those who took part. Wishing you a green and ethical 2009 to all.