Expack and Neptune Recyclers Shine at Presidential Environment Awards

“Preserving the environment is not a luxury we can afford but a necessity we must strive for.” These words rang true today as the Presidential Environment Awards 2024 unfolded at the BMICH, graced by the presence of His Excellency President Ranil Wickremesinghe. Hosted by the Central Environment Authority under the Ministry of Environment, the Presidential Environment Awards celebrated the champions of environmental conservation, shining a spotlight on those who have gone above and beyond in their efforts to protect our planet.

Amidst the glittering accolades, Expack Corrugated Cartons PLC emerged as a beacon of excellence, securing the Silver award in the category of Packaging Industry with Printing. This prestigious recognition underscores Expack’s unwavering commitment to sustainable practices and innovative solutions in the packaging sector. The honor was received by Mr. Riyaz, the CEO of Expack, who accepted the award on behalf of the company, marking this as a significant milestone in their journey towards sustainability.

In a parallel stride towards environmental stewardship, Neptune Recyclers, a proud subsidiary of Expack, clinched the Bronze award in the category of Solid Waste Recovery, Recycling, Disposal, or Processing Plant. This accolade highlights Neptune’s dedication to revolutionizing waste management and advancing recycling technologies. Mr. Abdullah Kassim, the Managing Director of Neptune, accepted the award, marking a significant achievement in the company’s mission to drive Sri Lanka’s circular economy.

The awards ceremony at BMICH was a testament to the power of innovation and perseverance in the face of environmental challenges. Both Expack and Neptune Recyclers have set a high bar, demonstrating that with visionary leadership and a relentless pursuit of excellence, it is possible to create a positive impact on our environment. As they continue to pave the way for sustainable practices, their achievements serve as an inspiration to all, echoing the sentiment that true progress is achieved when we prioritize the well-being of our planet.