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J&B helps Sunderland businesses save money this Restaurant Week

20 March 2018

In the run up to Sunderland Restaurant Week, we’re helping restaurant owners across the city shave up to 30% off their waste management costs with a new waste oil recycling scheme.   At J&B we’re offering restaurant owners a free collection service, which sees businesses receive...

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J&B Recycling celebrates 20 years of trading

08 March 2018

    This month marks the beginning of J&B Recycling’s 20 year of trading anniversary, a milestone for the business which has been transformed from a solid fuel distribution company to a  waste management and recycli...

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J&B Recycling Health Safety and Environment Manager talks safety

23 February 2018

      Michael Robinson, J&B’s HSE Manager has one of the most important jobs at the company, keeping his colleagues along with J&B customers and visitors safe. With the rest of the New Year ahead, Michael explains why health and safety should be the highest priority in y...

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Meet Robert Skinner, Customer Service Executive at J&B Recycling

16 February 2018

    Name: Robert Skinner   Position: Customer Service Executive   Age: 25   Favourite Sport and Team: Football & Middlesbrough   Favourite Song: I don’t really have a favourite song Colours of the Wind (Cover by Jonathan Young) & Hellfire (Metal/Rock Cover...

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J&B Recycling responds to the proposed latte levy

02 February 2018

    With Britons drinking more than 8m takeaway coffees per day, it is believed that the UK is currently using around 3 billion paper coffee cups a year. As the coffee industry continues to grow at the rapid pace, this figure is likely to be something of an underestimation.   Yet, out...

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J&B Recycling reflects on the success of 2017

26 January 2018

    The North East's largest independent waste management company J&B Recycling has a lot to celebrate following the close of a record-breaking year for 2016-2017. Over the past 12 months the company has continued with its programme of investments to improve efficiencies within the bus...

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What does the Chinas National Sword campaign mean for J&B Recycling

07 December 2017

  Back in May we looked at what impact the China’s ‘National Sword’ campaign would have on the UK paper market.   Implemented in April the campaign’s aim was to reduce the import of illegal waste and contaminated products into the country, particularly addressing d...

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J&B warns customers of the dangers of disposing electrical waste and batteries incorrectly

07 December 2017

J&B Recycling is urging home and business owners to be aware of disposing of electrical waste and batteries safely.   The majority of this waste falls into the category of hazardous waste, as it may contain harmful heavy metals or chemicals which are extremely hazardous to both the environ...

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J&Bs guide to Christmas Recycling

29 November 2017

  The festive season is upon us, and for many during the Christmas period levels of waste go up considerably. To give you a helping hand we’ve put together a handy guide for what can and can’t be recycled this Christmas.   In the run up to Christmas   Old Christmas decorat...

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Sunderland Councillor celebrates partnership

21 November 2017

  Sunderland City Council celebrated an increase in household recycling rates, with a visit to J&B Recycling.    Councillor Michael Mordey, Portfolio Holder for City Services at Sunderland City Council, made the trip to the firm's materials recov...

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Meet Michael Robinson Health and Safety Manager at J&B Recycling

17 November 2017

    Name: Michael Robinson   Position: SHE Manager (Health, Safety and Environment)   Age: 29   Favourite Sport and Team: Football and Middlebrough FC. I'm Middlesbrough born and bred and grew up a stones throw from the old Middlesbrough ground. My first proper memory of the...

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Club cleans up with kit sponsorship courtesy of J&B Recycling

06 November 2017

“Picture courtesy of Teesdale Mercury”   Toft Hill Three Tuns is taking to the pitch in style thanks to a new sponsorship deal with J&B Recycling.   The North East’s largest independent waste management firm is providing the Bishop Auckland Sunday football team with ...

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Meet Anne White, J&B's HR Manager

26 October 2017

  Name: Anne White Position: HR Manager Age: 53 Favourite Sport and Team: I’m not particularly interested in sports Favourite Song: Would have to be Thunder Road by Bruce Springsteen. I just love the line “You ain’t a beauty but hey you’re alright”. Favourite Food...

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J&B Recycling get onside with rugby kit sponsorship

25 October 2017

  West Hartlepool RFC Academy is taking to the pitch in style this season thanks to the support of J&B Recycling.   The team, who train at the clubs ground on Catcote Road in Hartlepool, will be wearing shirts with the J&B Recycling logo as part of a kit sponsorship deal.   V...

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Growing debate about the UKs waste capacity

23 October 2017

  The government’s National Infrastructure Commission is planning to implement a waste infrastructure study due to the growing debate around waste capacity in the UK.   The NIC, an independent body which provides the government with advice on major long-term infrastructure challenge...

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Vikki Jackson-Smith announced as leading business executive

23 October 2017

In two independent awards, our Managing Director Vikki Jackson-Smith has been announced as an influential figure in Teesside.   The first comes in the regional Business Executive of the Year Awards, judged by leading business figures appointed by the Gazette and the Journal, in which Vikki has...

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J&B Recycling achieves record growth

23 October 2017

J&B Recycling has celebrated record financials for the financial year ending March 2017, reporting a turnover of £15.7m, increasing gross margin by 159% and an EBITDA increase of 87.2% from 2016. This increase has been through the results of a strategic programme of investment into staff,...

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Delivering a Green Brexit

18 September 2017

The UK’s environment secretary, Michael Gove, has recently announced plans for a renewed waste and resources strategy that will work to reduce the amount of plastic entering our oceans. The strategy, which will also look to improve incentives for reducing waste and litter, whilst reviewing th...

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J&B set to lend a hand at Gateshead Sculpture Day

11 September 2017

  J&B Recycling is gearing up to support the Gateshead Family Sculpture Day, held at Saltwell Park on September 24th. The family event, ran by the Gateshead Council’s culture team, welcomes thousands of people to the park for a day of crafting and construction activities. With the ta...

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Meet John Dullard, Weighbridge Operator at J&B

04 September 2017

  Name: John Dullard  Position: Weighbridge Operator  Age: 62  Favourite Sport and Team: Snooker/Accrington Stanley     Favourite Song: YMCA or any other good party tunes  Favourite Food: Pie and Chips, you can’t beat a goo...

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J&B Recycling announced UK recycling firm of the year

30 August 2017

The North East’s largest independent recycling company, J&B Recycling, has been crowned 'Recycling Firm of the Year' by the international Corporate LiveWire Innovation & Excellence Awards 2018. After being awarded the 'Most Outstanding in Recycling Solutions' for the previous two year...

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No time to waste for J&B Recycling

31 July 2017

J&B RECYCLING has recorded an average of 98.19% of on-time services over the last 6 months. This was measured across the whole range of container and vehicle types provided by the company. The best performance being made by the trade waste department that achieved an impressive average of 99.63...

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Fall in Kerbside quality tough news for MRFs

18 July 2017

  WRAP’s latest report under the MRF sampling regime has revealed a 1.2% increase in contamination of kerbside collected recyclables delivered to MRFs from sources in England, while Wales maintains a lower level. For the fourth quarter of 2016, 14.1% of material was rejected by MRFs in E...

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J&B Recycling heading for a hat trick in the Corporate Livewire awards

17 July 2017

J&B Recycling is delighted to announce that it has been shortlisted in the international Corporate Livewire Innovation & Excellence 2018 awards. The company has a strong history in the Corporate Livewire awards, winning the competitive ‘Most Outstanding in Recycling Solutions’ c...

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Meet Shane Smith, J&B's Collection Co-ordinator

11 July 2017

  Name: Shane Smith Position: Collections Co-Ordinator Age: 22 Favourite Sport and Team: Football – I follow football religiously and Manchester United is my team. Favourite Song: Queen – Don’t Stop Me Now Favourite Food: Of course it has to be the Teesside delicacy, the migh...

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