Midwest Business Wins Green Awards Double Victory, Recognised as Ireland’s “Best Green Business”

DGD Shredding, a leading provider of secure document destruction services in Ireland, is thrilled to announce a double win at the prestigious Green Awards 2024 ceremony held on Tuesday, February 27th, sponsored by Bord na Móna. The company was not only awarded the “Green Small Business of the Year 2024” award but also achieved the coveted title of “Best Green Business 2024” overall. It was a privilege to be competing with over 200 high-profile companies.

DGD Shredding’s commitment to sustainability has been a cornerstone of its operations since its inception. The company implements a range of environmentally friendly practices, including:

  • Operating an energy-efficient facility powered by solar panels and renewable energy sources.
  • Recycling 100% of all paper, cardboard, and metal.
  • Partnering with paper mills dedicated to sustainable forestry practices, ensuring recycled content in all processed paper.
  • Implementing a strict zero-landfill policy, diverting all shredded materials from landfills through responsible recycling initiatives.
  • Investing in energy-efficient equipment and adopting green office practices.

“We are incredibly honoured to be recognised by the Green Awards for our dedication to environmental sustainability,” said Kelly Garvey, EHS & Sustainability Manager at DGD Shredding. “Winning both the ‘Green Small Business of the Year’ and ‘Best Green Business’ awards is a testament to the hard work and commitment of our entire team who are passionate about protecting our environment.”

DGD Shredding’s double win at the 2024 ceremony solidifies its position as a leader in sustainable business practices within the industry. It is with the support of our dedicated team, valued clients, and trusted partners, that we can truly achieve our goals on our sustainable journey.

We would like to extend our sincere congratulations to all the other nominees at the Green Awards 2024.

We would also like to thank the Green Awards team, The Judges & all the sponsors including Bord na Móna (the main sponsor) for a spectacular evening.

About the Green Awards

Since 2008, The Green Awards has been a leading platform for sustainability intelligence, leadership and innovation in best green practice in Ireland. By highlighting and awarding sustainable practices, the Green Awards play a vital role in encouraging and inspiring businesses to adopt environmentally friendly initiatives. This, in turn, contributes to a positive impact on the environment and promotes a culture of sustainability within the business community.

About DGD Shredding

DGD Shredding is a leading provider of secure document destruction services in Ireland. The company offers a comprehensive range of shredding solutions to many businesses and individuals in Shannon and the Midwest, ensuring the secure and environmentally responsible disposal of confidential information. DGD Shredding is committed to providing its clients with exceptional service while remaining dedicated to protecting the environment.