New Malton Golf Club based in Meldreth nr Royston in Cambridgeshire , has won a Green Apple Environment Award in the national campaign to find Britain's greenest companies, councils and communities.
They competed against more than 500 other nominations and will be presented with their Green Apple award at a glittering presentation ceremony in the House of Commons on November 14. As a result of this success they have been invited to have their winning paper published in the Green Book, the leading international work of reference on environmental best practice, so that others around the world can follow their example and learn from their experience.
They will also be considered to represent their country in the European Business Awards for the environment. The Green Apple Awards began in 1994 and have become established as the country's major recognition for the environmental Endeavour among companies, councils, communities and countries.
The awards are organized by the Green Organization, an independent, non-political, non activist, non- profit environment group dedicated to recognizing and promoting environmental best practice. Judges for the Green Apple Awards are drawn from the Environment Agency, the Chartered Institute of the Environmental Health, the Chartered Institute for Wastes Management and other independent bodies