Wednesday, 6th June 2012
Waterford based waste company, the BIGbin are the proud to have judged silver winner at the recent Vodafone Start up awards which took place at the Burlington Hotel in Dublin.
The Vodafone Startup Awards are all about recognising young, exciting, entrepreneurial Irish companies. They seek to reward innovation, endeavour, and graft and demonstrate that the entrepreneurial spirit is alive and well in Ireland in 2012 and beyond.
The judges included Bobby Kerr Insomnia Coffee Company and RTE Dragon and Frank Cronin CEO, Newstalk 106-108. After having initially being shortlisted from over 300 entrants the BIGbin were delighted to have received the award and the recognition from their peersBIGbin was formed in 2010 and initially installed one bin in Waterford. They now have bins operating in Counties Cork, Kerry, Kilkenny, Tipperary, Waterford, Westmeath and Limerick and have created its own niche within the waste industry in Ireland. The premise of the B.B is that they install waste compactors on petrol forecourt throughout Ireland. These bins are for domestic waste and customer can fit up to two bags for every €5 ticket.
Waterford City- Gulf Oil, Cork Road (opp WIT),
Caulfields SuperValu (Hypermarket) 1 bag €3
TRAMORE- Daybreak, Riverstown (Burns) 1 bag €3
Top Service Station (near train station)
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