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The 12 days of a very eco Christmas

20 November 2018

It’s a time of gifts, goodwill and abundance.  But amongst the trimmings and excess what are the simple things that we can all do to be more conscientious with regards to the environment?  As we start get ready for Christmas it’s a good time to remind everyone what can and can...

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J&B Recycling MD celebrated at inaugural businesswomen awards

20 November 2018

  A waste sector leader has picked up a top businesswoman award – and she’s praised her “inspiring” female peers.   Vikki Jackson-Smith, Managing Director at J&B Recycling, picked up the Business of the Year Award at the Tees Businesswomen Awards, hosted b...

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J&B Recycling help clear up recycling contamination

14 November 2018

Recycling experts have explained why putting the right kind of materials in bins is so important after residents were warned ‘contaminated’ bins won’t be emptied.  Craven District Council has asked residents to ensure the correct items are put in the blue recycling bins after...

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Bangkok International Rugby Sevens report

12 November 2018

  Heroic Hartlepool finished in an excellent third place on their second entry into the Bangkok International Rugby Sevens.   The united side, made up of players from four Hartlepool & District clubs, produced a superb effort in stifling heat in the Thai capital. Beating Spanish side,...

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Eco plastic poppies impress!

11 November 2018

A plastic poppy display is wowing passers-by - and they have an eco twist.   Saltburn WI encouraged friends, family and local organisations to save used plastic drinks bottles, from which they have hand-crafted over 2,000 poppies.  Tees Valley’s J&B Recycling was one of the...

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Hartlepool companies come together to support Bangkok Rugby Sevens

09 November 2018

  Hartlepool's United rugby team are ready to fly the flag again at a major overseas sporting spectacular - thanks to heavyweight businesses packing a sponsorship punch.   Hart Biologicals, J&B Recycling and Seymour Civil Engineering have scrummed down to back Hartlepool's second crac...

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J&B backs final Music V Cancer fundraising weekender

11 October 2018

J&B Recycling is proud to have been one of the co-sponsors for Music v Cancer's final music weekender.     Harnessing the power of music to fight cancer, the charity, which was set up by founder Tony Larkin back in 2012, has raised a phenom...

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What difference does recycling really make?

23 September 2018

    How many times have you heard the following phrases?  “Recycling doesn’t actually make a difference.” “Me not recycling this drinks can isn’t going to have any impact.” “Recycling is too time consuming.”   A few times we bet. Of...

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J&B Recycling celebrates a strong year of business growth

12 September 2018

  The 20th Anniversary celebrations continue this September as J&B Recycling reported another ground-breaking financial year.   This week J&B posted its financial accounts after another year of solid growth and strong investment, which topped £10m in total over the last thre...

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Red House School pupils come top of the class after visit to J&B

06 September 2018

J&B Recycling welcomed young pupils from Red House School around their site to learn more about recycling and how materials are processed.    A group of year six pupils were given a tour around the company’s head office and largest MRF on Windermere Road in Hartlepool,...

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J&B takes 2018 award season by storm

29 August 2018

J&B Recycling has continued its 20th anniversary celebrations, after being awarded a Quality Recognition award by the Resource Association.   After being nominated by The Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment (ACE) UK, which runs the carton industry’s recycling programme ...

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J&B Recycling recognised for its excellence in national awards

28 June 2018

Continuing the 20th year of trading celebrations, J&B Recycling has been named the winner of the UK Excellence in Recycling Solutions Award by the Business Excellence Awards.   The awards, which are ran by Corporate Insider, are dedicated to displaying excellence across different corporate...

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Josh Robson, a J&B learning at work success story

22 June 2018

  As June hosts the Festival of Learning, a month of celebrating lifelong learning at work, we’re celebrating the success of Josh Robson, our Accounts and IT Administrator. Josh started with J&B back in 2012 as Accounts Apprentice, whilst studying for his AAT qualification throu...

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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...

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

06 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!

23 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

16 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

24 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

19 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

17 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

05 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

03 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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