Dean & Reddyhoff win environmental award

Dean & Reddyhoff have been presented with a new environmental award at the PSP Southampton Boat Show.

The award, a sculpture made from driftwood and reclaimed timber by artist Paul Nicholas, was given to Dean & Reddyhoff’s James Beaver, who has been successfully piloting The Green Blue’s new recycling programme at Haslar Marina.

Marine lobby group The Green Blue and the Environment Agency organised the award.

James says: “We wanted to be more environmentally aware and working with The Green Blue we have been able to implement greener practices to meet customer demands for greener boating as well as making significant financial savings – a great combination.”

The Green Blue having been working closely with marine businesses, aiming to test environmental theories to see that they work and also their economic and environmental viability.

Dee Caffari, The Green Blue ambassador, joined the team to present the award.

Dee says: “Awards like this are important to encourage others and award and recognise the hard work already being done by marinas.

“This award marks Dean and Reddyhoff as leaders in their peer group and encourages others to follow suit. It’s a bold step to pioneer something new which could be a risk but Dean and Readyhoff have been prepared to take the risks and it really is paying off.”