Finalists announced for 2018 National Air Quality Awards

The full list of finalists for the 2018 National Air Quality Awards, with over 30 organisations and individuals nominated across nine awards categories.

Winners of the 2017 National Air Quality Awards

Winners of the Awards will be announced at the ceremony which follows the AirQualityNews National Air Quality Conference, taking place at Lords Cricket Ground in London on Thursday, October 4.

Full details of the two events can be found here.

Now in its fourth year, interest in the awards has continued to grow with more than 80 entries received across an expanded programme of nine awards covering work in both the public and private sector.

The full list of finalists includes:

Innovation in Air Quality Technology sponsored by: Eminox

Leeds Liquid Nitrogen Trailer Refrigeration Unit Project – Leeds City Council

An Innovative Approach to Improve UK Air Quality Using Geofence Technology and Telematics – Electric Blue UK

The AdBlue® pouch by Yara

Airbubbl – Airlabs

EarthSense Provide Integrated & Accessible Data with MappAir™ Technology

Innovative collaboration unlocks the route to reduced emissions – Videalart & Imperial

Passenger Transport Air Quality Initiative of the Year, sponsored by: Toyota

Low Emission Bus Zones – Greater London Authority and Transport for London

Electric solar powered bus – The Big Lemon

Oxford Road Cycleway – Transport for Greater Manchester

Liverpool City Region, Strategic Interventions Study to Improve Air Quality, MerseyTravel

Vehicle Fleet Air Quality Initiative of the Year, sponsored by: Mercedes Benz Trucks and Fuso

Smart Electric Urban Logistics – Cross River Partnership

The Hackney Fleet Project – London Borough of Hackney

Plugged in for cleaner council vehicles on Leeds roads – Leeds City Council

Cleaner O2, A Bywaters Partnership

A cleaner fuel for cleaner air reduces NOx emissions by 47% – Certas Energy with Brakes Group

Better deliveries for better cities – Zedify

Leader in Low Emission Mobility, sponsored by AirQualityNews.com

Time to Stop Idling: Perpetual V2G Systems

The AdBlue Pouch, Yara

London Electric Vehicle Company

Air Quality Communications Initiative of the Year, sponsored by GRAMM Smogstop

Go Ultra Low campaign – Supported by OLEV, Audi, BMW, Hyundai, Kia, Nissan, Renault, Toyota, VW and the SMMT

#5MileLeeds Challenge & Clean Air Day 2018 – Leeds City Council

STOP – School’s Tackling Oxford’s Air Pollution – Oxford City Council

Mums for Lungs

London’s Air Quality Alerts System – The Mayor of London, Greater London Authority and King’s College London

Idling Action campaign (delivered by CWC Environmental and Green Gumption on behalf of 18 local authorities in London)

Driving behaviour change with Clean Air Day – National Express West Midlands and Birmingham City Council

Commercial Sector Air Quality Initiative of the Year, sponsored by: Videalert & Imperial

Better deliveries for better cities – Zedify

Air Quality Mitigation During Construction, setting a new standard – Ove Arup and Partners Ltd on behalf of Arup and HS2 Ltd

Cleaner O2:  A Bywaters Partnership

Air Quality Champion, sponsored by: Calor

Dr David Carslaw, Ricardo

Emily Norman, Head Teacher, St Mary’s Bryanston Square School

David Evans, Airtopia

Cllr Clyde Loakes, Waltham Forest Council

Nick Molden, Emissions Analytics

Niki Welch, Eminox

Indoor Air Quality Initiative of the Year, sponsored by BEAMA

ADROIT – Clean Air for every home – Airflow Developments Ltd

Clean air for retail workers – Airlabs & Stella McCartney

A solution to indoor air quality – Hilson Moran, Manchester

Local Authority and Public Sector Air Quality Initiative of the Year sponsored by: Urban Transport Group

Enjoy Waltham Forest – Waltham Forest Council

Low emissions and high recycling in the Heart of London – Westminster City Council

Go Ultra Low programme – Nottingham City Council

Delivering Cleaner Air at Sir John Cass’s Foundation Primary School – City of London

The Hackney Fleet Project – LB Hackney

Low Emission Bus Zones – Greater London Authority and Transport for London