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Ellepot Honored with 'Best Sustainability Initiative' Award at the 2023 Vertical Farming World Awards


Esbjerg, 11 October 2023

— Ellepot, a global leader in agricultural innovation, is thrilled to announce that it has been awarded the prestigious 'Best Sustainability Initiative' at the 2023 Vertical Farming World Awards. This recognition serves as a testament to Ellepot's unwavering commitment to reducing plastic usage in agricultural practices.

The Vertical Farming World Awards, organized by the esteemed global food and drink experts at Zenith Global, celebrate excellence and innovation within the vertical farming industry. Ellepot's win in the 'Best Sustainability Initiative' category underscores the company's dedication to developing products and systems that cater to sustainable and environmentally conscious practices.

Ellepot's significant achievement in this category is attributed to a client case where annual plastic usage was reduced by an impressive 18.4 tons, corresponding to an over 80% decrease annually. This reduction marks a remarkable milestone for this Ellepot customer and symbolizes the broader impact of Ellepots, which are replacing plastic pots in thousands of nurseries worldwide. The case and award serve as a testament to Ellepot's role in driving positive change within the industry.


Best Sustainability Initiative

Ellepot's dedication to reducing plastic in the horticultural industry is exemplified by a remarkable case where one of their clients achieved an 18.4-ton annual reduction in plastic usage. This achievement has earned Ellepot a well-deserved place as the winner in the 'Best Sustainability Initiative' category. It underscores the company's commitment to environmentally conscious practices and its significant impact on reducing plastic waste within the industry.

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Vertical Farming World Awards

"We are immensely proud to receive the 'Best Sustainability Initiative' award," said Brian Schmidt, Business Development Manager at Ellepot, who attended the award show in London. "This recognition reaffirms our commitment to reducing plastic usage and advancing environmentally responsible practices. We firmly believe that innovation and sustainability go hand in hand in shaping the future of agriculture."

The award ceremony took place on Tuesday, October 10, 2023, during the 2023 Vertical Farming World Congress, hosted in London and online. The event brought together leaders, innovators, and experts in the vertical farming industry, all dedicated to celebrating the advancements and achievements in this dynamic field.

Ellepot extends its gratitude to Zenith Global, the Vertical Farming World Awards committee, and its clients who have partnered in pioneering sustainability initiatives. The company remains steadfast in its mission to assist customers in implementing smarter growing practices, reducing environmental impact, and inspiring positive change within the industry.