Green Innovation in the time of coronavirus
Winner – Beach Guardian CIC
Runner up – The Hive
Highly Commended – Fal Food Box Co Ltd
Winner – Bennamann
Runner up – Odyssey Innovation Ltd
Highly Commended – Oltco Ltd
Winner – Cornish Lithium
Runner up – Arc Marine Ltd
Highly Commended – Tugdock Ltd
They create free advertising supported maps of Cornwall to encourage visitors and local people to explore and connect with the natural environment, social and heritage.
A Cornish eco-engineering company specialising in rocky reef creation and regeneration, using recycled and waste materials to build carbon neutral reef habitats that act to protect inshore and offshore subsea infrastructure from scouring and damage while creating habitat space.
A RIBA chartered architects’ practice with core sustainable principles who have been prepared to invest and take risks for the advancement of future generations and a clearer, healthier way of life.
A Community Interest Company who organise regular community beach cleans and conduct educational workshops with schools and other groups to connect people to the natural environment and improve health & wellbeing.
An innovative energy company, that seeks to develop circular supply chains in biomethane, as a carbon-neutral process. They have spearheaded some key technology for producing, storing and using bottled biomethane for vehicular use.
An outdoor education charity to support children and young people on a journey of positive change. They also run adventure activity days, half days and camps, family days out, kids holiday activities and corporate team building.
Boost uses the principles of human-centred design and ethical process to create new products from repurposed waste silicone, such as plant pots, a face mask comfort band and a recycled silicone breast form.
A corporate retreat centre on a rewilded farm on Bodmin Moor providing an events location where business professionals can gain, through biomimicry and engaging with nature, personal and organisational creative resilience.
Cornwall’s first bean-to-bar chocolate producer making some of the country’s finest chocolate ethically, sustainably and plastic free, using organic cocoa beans and seasonal local ingredients.
Pioneering mineral extraction in Cornwall, providing a source of domestic, cleanly extracted Lithium to support the growth of clean industries and products, including the electrification of road transport.
A beautifully illustrated map and website of Cornwall to encourage visitors and local people to explore the natural environment and unique heritage in order to connect with nature and adopt sustainable practices.
A luxury glamping site on the edge of Bodmin Moor with wildflower meadows and woodland. Providing a unique, private and relaxed accommodation experience with stunning scenery, warming log fires and clear night skies.
They assemble and deliver hyper local, plastic free and ow emission Cornish fruit and vegetables. They adapted to lockdown by changing their business within a week to the delivery of food boxes.
They manufacture recycled nylon (including 3D printer filament) from end of life fishing nets and undertake research and development into refining these recycling processes.
A company producing high quality clothing for diving and water sports, continuously taking steps to reduce their footprint, as exemplified by their Ocean Positive range made from recycled ghost nets and discarded waste.
They manage Fowey’s port’s leisure and commercial operations and are part of a national monitoring programme for invasive non-native species (Pacific Oysters) and are encouraging improvement of seagrass meadows.
A tree surgery providing services to maintain, manage and care for the outdoors. Their work ensures a healthy ecosystem and a manageable, visually inspiring natural environment to be enjoyed by all now and in the future.
Mobile retailer providing home deliveries of products and services aimed at reducing plastic. Offering refills and sustainable lifestyle accessories.
A designer and creator of water features using natural slate from a quarry close to his workshop in Cornwall. Customers can recycle their water feature at the end of its working life.
An ancient Cornish farmstead on the Helford River. Following an award-winning conservation and conversion project the beautiful old farm buildings have new uses, one of the barns becoming an elegant gallery.
Kudhva, meaning hideout in Cornish, are a series of architect designed wilderness cabins situated in a disused slate quarry on the north coast of Cornwall that bring people up close and personal with wild spaces.
A car and coach park connecting their 400,000 visitors per annum with nature through planting pollinators in raised beds, a clever interactive piece of art, a pop-up shop and a Bumble Bee Viewing platform.
An organic farm producing award-winning organic beef and lamb, reared non-intensively using traditional farming methods, and a rural events venue and a destination for experiences, including their popular ‘Feast’ nights.
They specialise in the supply and installation of electric vehicle chargers for home and business. They work alongside their clients, offering advice and direction in the world of electric vehicles.
A business serving local, healthy food which has diversified from their usual cafe model into a hub for the delivery of local produce in Falmouth during the Covid crisis.
A pioneering company repurposing marine litter into pellets, kayaks, hand plane for hand surfing, litter bins etc, in order to find long-term sustainable solutions to tackle marine plastic pollution.
Oltco are dedicated to transforming spaces. They provide outstanding, high-quality products and are renowned for forward-thinking solutions and incredible customer service. Since 2004, Oltco has become the leading independent resin-bound specialist in the UK. With over 50 expert installation teams operating nationwide, Oltco’s Cornwall hub is filled with experienced office staff delivering outstanding customer service.
Packshare have developed a B2B platform for businesses to share packaging, e.g. boxes, envelopes, packing materials, to reduce the reliance on new materials.
A former telecommunication station and training college, now a museum and a Planet PK project with wildflower planting, beehives, sustainable sourcing etc.
A company obtaining ocean plastic from beach cleans and turning any non-recyclable plastic into a liquid resin and making it into beautiful jewellery.
Refreshment kiosk and shop which manage waste responsibly, minimise the use of plastic, promote reusable cups, organise charity events, encourage litter collection etc.
A trading arm of Cornwall Sustainable Building Trust (CSBT) working with the Trust’s associates to offer a variety of consultancy and sustainable building design advice around energy efficiency and renewable energy.
Their Land of Saints Cornish Organic gin is made from the highest quality, sustainably sourced ingredients, accredited by the Soil Association and the only gin in the world to be approved by the Organisation for Responsible Businesses.
Supplier and deliverer of locally sourced, seasonal fresh fruit and vegetables and Cornish free-range meats. They help to reduce packaging and plastic in their food boxes.
They tested and proved a carbon reducing model for harnessing and transforming surplus food into nutritional meals. They scaled up their operations, reshaped their operating model and formed new partnerships in an effort to stop people going hungry during the pandemic.
RefillCo make dispensing machines for household goods to reduce the use of single use plastics in shops. Their first deployed system is for dispensing liquid household products in Cornwall-based shops.
An innovative company, designing engineering solutions aimed to reduce the overall financial and energy costs associated with vessel maintenance having invented the world’s first road transportable floating dry dock.
Community energy group focused on local renewable energy promotion and installation for an equitable, resilient, resource delivery. Founding premise: each locality can transform energy from an individual cost to a collective asset.
A construction and property consultancy with over 40 years’ experience who have developed an innovative new product in the low-carbon sector and have secured a world-first B Corporation accreditation.
A working organic farm and events / education centre which famously has released beavers onto their land to naturally facilitate flood alleviation.
A company producing sustainably sourced and freshly roasted coffee from its eco barn in Cornwall. The coffee is sourced from the best and most sustainable farms.