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Cost-of-living crisis may further increase fly-tipping incidents, say recycling experts Scott Bros

Cost-of-living crisis may further increase fly-tipping incidents, say recycling experts Scott Bros

RECYCLING experts Scott Bros believes the cost-of-living crisis is behind an increase in fly-tipping incidents on the family-run firm’s sites across Teesside. Director Peter Scott said some householders are dumping rubbish themselves or saving money by using rogue operators who undercut properly licensed companies by failing to dispose of their waste legally or responsibly. The...

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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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Scott Bros supports Teesside Family Foundation community allotment project

Scott Bros supports Teesside Family Foundation community allotment project

SCOTT BROS provided a grab lorry free of charge to support Teesside Family Foundation’s project to create community allotment plots to be used by pupils at Middlesbrough’s Discovery Special Academy. The charity, which has enlisted the help of several local businesses involved in the construction industry, has succeeded in levelling the overgrown site, generating a...

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Firm converts skip into swimming pool to cool down staff

Firm converts skip into swimming pool to cool down staff

WITH maximum temperatures soaring to 38 degrees on Teesside yesterday (Tuesday, 19th July), bosses at Scott Bros came up with a novel way to allow staff to cool off! The family-run firm converted one of its skips into a makeshift swimming pool after lining it with plastic sheeting and topping it up with cold water....

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Scott Bros sponsors talented teenage darts player

Scott Bros sponsors talented teenage darts player

TALENTED mathematician George Ripley is hoping to emulate darts hero Glenn Durrant by being number one. The 16-year-old, from Middlesbrough, has already made an encouraging start to his career having reached the final 16 of the Junior World Championships. In the two years he has been registered with the Junior Darts Corporation and England Youth...

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Scott Bros supports Teesside University research into carbon capture using ‘waste’ soil

Scott Bros supports Teesside University research into carbon capture using ‘waste’ soil

RECYCLING experts Scott Bros is collaborating with Teesside University as part of an innovative research project that uses artificial soil to capture carbon dioxide. Postgraduate researcher Mardin Abdalqadir is working alongside the Stockton-on-Tees based firm on his PhD which is investigating how to sequester carbon in soil developed from waste products. His doctorate hypothesises that...

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Scott Bros donates 40 tonnes of free compost as part of National Gardening Week

Scott Bros donates 40 tonnes of free compost as part of National Gardening Week

SCOTT BROS is donating more than 40 tonnes of high-quality compost to help green-fingered Teessiders get the best from their gardens, allotments, and window boxes. The recycling experts were encouraged by the positive feedback received after making donations of compost to previous Stockton Borough Council initiatives supporting National Gardening Week. Those taking advantage of the...

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Scott Bros issues dire warning over red diesel

Scott Bros issues dire warning over red diesel

SCOTT BROS has estimated the ban on red diesel will cost it an extra £1.5 million per year and have a disproportionate effect on eco-friendly businesses. The family-run firm, which used it to fuel vehicles and plant involved in the recycling process, was paying 70p a litre, which rose in recent months to almost £1....

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