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What effect will a pay-as-you-throw system have on the North East?

20 June 2018

At the beginning of April, Local Authority Recycling Advisory Committee (LARAC) reopened the debate around the introduction of a pay-as-you-throw scheme in the UK. J&B works with a number of local authorities, processing kerbside waste from across the North East and Yorkshire, and if the PAYT s...

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A J&B learning at work success story, Ashleigh Sweeney

07 June 2018

  The Festival of Learning is a national celebration of lifelong learning and a time where many businesses reflected on the success of those employees who have been through training or development programmes helping to push them to the next level of their career.   When we think of lifelo...

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The launch of the new Google Home voice skill, Recycle That!

24 May 2018

  Earlier this month the creative technology company, Rehab, launched ‘Recycle That!’, a new Google Home voice skill designed to help take the confusion out of recycling.   The new voice skill will allow users to ask their Google Home device which items can be recycled, helpin...

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Meet J&B Fleet Driver, Kevin Bulmer

17 May 2018

  Name: Kevin Bulmer   Position: Fleet Driver   Age: 62   Favourite Sport and Team: Being from Teesside I’ve always been a Middlesbrough FC fan. I started following them when I was about 10, with all the lads from school, and I have followed them ever since.   Favourit...

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Meet Michaela Ramshaw, Weighbridge Administrator at J&B Recycling

25 April 2018

    Name: Michaela Ramshaw   Position: Weighbridge Administrator   Age: A lady never discloses that kind of information ;-)   Favourite Sport and Team: Football and my team is Liverpool FC. Supporting ‘The Reds’ is something that is hereditary in my family, it&rs...

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J&B provides waste management support to Hartlepool charity

20 April 2018

  J&B RECYCLING is celebrating its on-going partnership with a local Hartlepool charity, after teaming up to help manage the organisation’s waste, taking the pressure away from generous volunteers.   The Hartlepool Special Needs Support Group, which was founded in 1989, previous...

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Sunderland Recycle Smart Scheme celebrates 6 months of success with help from J&B

18 April 2018

    J&B Recycling is celebrating the ongoing success of its partnership with Sunderland’s Blue Watch Centre.   The company has been carrying out regular collections from the centre since September 2017 when they launched their Recycle Smart Scheme.   To date, the centre...

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J&B discusses the importance of continuous development

06 April 2018

In such an active, ever changing market, the flexibility and efficiency of waste management companies is key to their ongoing success.   For April’s edition of Materials Recycling World magazine, J&B Recycling’s Operations Manager, Matt Tyrie, spoke to the editor about the impo...

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J&B celebrates double shortlisting for the MRW National Recycling Awards 2018

05 April 2018

NORTH East based J&B Recycling is in line for a national award after being recognised for the exceptional work they deliver within the waste management industry.   The well-established recycling company, has been shortlisted for both Independent Operator of the Year and the Efficiency Awar...

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Vikki Jackson-Smith backs campaign to Talk Up Teesside

04 April 2018

  J&B’s Managing Director, Vikki Jackson-Smith, joined influential business leaders from across the Tees Valley last month to back a recently launched ‘Talking Up Teesside' campaign.   Vikki, who took part in a business panel at the campaign launch, alongside fellow influe...

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J&B helps businesses save money with waste oil rebate

20 March 2018

In the run up to the new financial year, J&B Recycling is helping catering businesses across the North East shave up to 30% off their waste management costs with a new waste oil recycling scheme.   The North East’s largest independent waste management firm, is offering its hospitalit...

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Meet Chris Skinner, HGV Driver at J&B Recycling

19 March 2018

  Name: Chris Skinner Position: HGV Driver Age: 34 Favourite Sport and Team: I’m a big football fan, and I support Newcastle United. I’m not sure where supporting them came from, as I’m from Hartlepool and all my family support Sunderland. I just always have. Favourite Song: ...

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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 documents 20th anniversary with £1.3m investment

07 March 2018

J&B Recycling has documented the beginning of its 20th anniversary with a series of investments totalling £1.3m.   As the region’s largest independent recycling firm we have rolled out an £800,000 plant upgrade and made further investments into machinery and our vehicle f...

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20th anniversary celebrations surprise lucky winners at J&B

02 March 2018

On the 8th February, J&B Recycling celebrated its 20th year of trading.   To mark its special anniversary, the team at J&B surprised a handful of lucky winners throughout the day, all based around the theme of 20.   The 20th person over the weighbridge at the company’s South...

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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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