PATAS trophy, 1983.
© Science Museum / Science & Society Picture Library
This is an example of a trophy for PATAS, the Royal Society of Arts Pollution Abatement Technology Award Scheme. The trophy was made from scrap steel by Alan Evans of Whiteway, Gloucestershire. The RSA administered a series of environmental award schemes between 1983 and 1994 to encourage pollution abatement and improved environmental management.