Top industry award for O.C.O Technology
Carbon-negative aggregates specialist wins Rushlight Sustainable Manufacturing & Services Award 2020-21
CARBON-negative aggregates specialists O.C.O Technology have been named as winner of the Rushlight Sustainable Manufacturing & Services Award 2020-21.
Designed to highlight new technology, innovation and best practice across the environmental and cleantech spectrum, the Rushlight Awards attract entries from around the world and are judged by an independent panel of industry experts, including representatives from the Carbon Trust, Innovate UK and the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy.
O.C.O already use their accelerated carbonation technology (ACT) process to transform air pollution control residues (APCr) from the energy-from-waste sector into the world’s first truly carbon-negative aggregate and are now expanding their technology on a global scale.
Steve Greig, managing director of O.C.O Technology, said: ‘We are thrilled and delighted to have won a Rushlight award and I must congratulate all our team for their ongoing dedication and hard work.
‘The opportunities for this technology are endless and, as a world leader in the permanent capture of carbon dioxide, we see it both as a validation of the impact we have already made and a recognition of the huge opportunities still to come.’
With a current turnover of some £16 million and operations in Suffolk, Leeds and Avonmouth, the company is broadening the use of its technology into other waste material markets worldwide, with a major concentration on the permanent capture of CO2 and supporting organizations in their drive towards cutting carbon emissions.