The most important recognition for our hard work comes from our customers. But MBA Polymers UK has also been recognised by multiple international bodies.

MBA Polymers UK wasn’t set up to win trophies or prizes. We exist to produce high quality recycled plastics and polymers. But we’re still proud that our conscientious, quality-led approach has resulted in numerous industry awards:

International Recognition

  • One of “10 innovators leading important change around the world.” -

  • One of “America’s Most Innovative Companies” - Inc. Magazine’s Innovation Series

  • DOC NIST ATP grant holders


ISO 14001:2015, ISO 9001:2015, ISO 45001:2018

MBA Polymers UK are certified ISO 14001:2015, ISO 9001:2015, ISO 45001:2018, an internationally recognised standard.

MBA, through its commitment and effective quality, environmental and safety management systems are able to illustrate compliance with the required International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) 9001:2015 Quality Management and 14001:2015 Environmental Management Systems and ISO 45001:2018 Occupational Health and Safety Management.

Certification to these ISO standards highlights the effectiveness of the processes and procedures we have implemented across the organisation, to ensure we achieve customer satisfaction by supplying products and services, which meet their needs.


MBA Polymers UK are the UK’s first recycled plastic compounder of both Automotive Shredder Residue (ASR) and Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) to be awarded EuCertPlast accreditation, the European-wide scheme that provides a common standard for post-consumer plastics recycling.

Industry Awards

  • Plastics Recycling Business of the Year Award (2020)

  • EuCertPlast Accreditation (2019, 2020, 2021)

  • Excellence in Manufacturing Award (2019)

  • Rushlight Resource Innovation Award (2014, 2015)

  • GPEC Environmental Stewardship Award (2014)

  • Gothenburg Award for Sustainable Development (2012)

  • GoingGreen Company of the Year (2012)

  • California Clean Technology Game Changer (2011)

  • Economist's Innovation Award (2010)

  • Global 100 CleanTech (2009, 2010)

  • The Green Awards (2010)

  • Earthkeeper Hero (2007)

  • Balderton Capital Most Innovative Company (2007)

  • Ball State University Ascent Award (2007)

  • Tech Museum Intel Tech Laureate Award (2006)

  • World Economic Tech Pioneer Award (2006)

  • CleanTech Ventures Award (2005, 2006, 2010)

  • Thomas Alva Edison Award for Innovation (2002)

  • Governor's Environmental and Economic Leadership Award (1998)