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24 ways to waste not this Christmas

24 ways to waste not this Christmas

AT this time of year around 30% more waste is generated. This includes over 1 billion Christmas cards which are thrown away each year. It’s estimated by the Department for Environment Food & Rural Affairs, that around 50,000 trees are cut down each year to make enough paper to wrap presents. Also, around 12 million...

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Scott Bros helps Zoe’s Place get ready for Christmas fair

Scott Bros helps Zoe’s Place get ready for Christmas fair

RECYCLING experts Scott Bros has donated its services to ensure the grounds of Zoe’s Place Baby Hospice is in pristine condition as the charity prepares for its Christmas lights spectacular. Volunteers tidying up outside the hospice in Middlesbrough discovered that piles of unsightly branches and leaves had accumulated by the perimeter wall and with its...

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The Reconomy Group steps up for ‘4 Steps’ festive charity donation

The Reconomy Group steps up for ‘4 Steps’ festive charity donation

HAVING become a company-wide festive tradition in recent years, in 2021 Reconomy has once again supported 4 Steps to a Smile – the West Midlands-based charity responsible for delivering Christmas presents to vulnerable children across the region. In 2021, ‘4 Steps’ has captured the imaginations of the entire Reconomy Group, with all UK Group companies...

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Santa swaps sleighbells for skips with Gavin Griffiths Group

Santa swaps sleighbells for skips with Gavin Griffiths Group

IN December, the team at Gavin Griffiths Group filled and delivered one of its most important skips to date – one full of gifts for Moriston Hospital Children’s Unit. Word had reached the Griffiths team that the wards had been low on morale, even approaching what should have been a happy time of year for...

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Christmas waste mythbusters: top tips from Biffa

Christmas waste mythbusters: top tips from Biffa

SUSTAINABLE waste management and recycling company Biffa has released its top tips about dealing with our extra waste this Christmas. One in four households estimate that they throw away an extra five bags of waste at Christmas time, and 40% of people worry that they are confused about what can and cannot be recycled. Biffa...

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Scott Bros in fir-stive spirit with Christmas tree drive

Scott Bros in fir-stive spirit with Christmas tree drive

ECO-FRIENDLY folk on Teesside are once again invited to bring their wilting firs and spruces to Scott Bros for recycling once the festive period is over. The trees will either be converted into fuel for a £750,000 biomass boiler, reducing reliance on harmful fossil fuels, or transformed into high quality compost for use in the...

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NWH Group is Secret Santa for Edinburgh Christmas markets

NWH Group is Secret Santa for Edinburgh Christmas markets

FOR the third consecutive year, the waste recycler NWH Group has won the contract to provide waste collection and recycling services for the Edinburgh Christmas Market. The business will supply bins for all four waste streams; general, dry mixed recycling, glass and food, uplifting daily (multiple times) from two collection points, seven days a week...