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J&B Recycling, part of the Urbaser Group, is pleased to announce the recent achievement of ISO 50001 certification at its award-winning Windermere materials recycling facility (MRF) in Hartlepool. This internationally recognised standard confirms J&B Recycling's commitment to energy management, sustainability, and environmental responsibility.
ISO 50001 is a comprehensive energy management system standard that provides a framework for organisations to improve energy performance, reduce energy consumption, and enhance overall energy efficiency. By obtaining this prestigious certification, the Windermere MRF takes its place amongst the top performing Urbaser sites able to demonstrate a commitment to achieving continual improvement in energy performance.
The ISO 50001 certification process involved a thorough evaluation of J&B Recycling's energy management practices at the facility, including the monitoring of energy use and consumption, and the continuous improvement of energy performance. The company's commitment to reducing its environmental impact was evident throughout the assessment.
Since joining the Group in July 2021, Urbaser has supported J&B Recycling to deliver innovative waste management solutions while prioritising environmental stewardship. Achieving this ISO 50001 certification by integrating sustainable practices into daily operations reaffirms J&B Recycling’s commitment to the shared ambition of achieving the highest international energy efficiency and sustainability standards.
J&B Recycling's Managing Director, Vikki Jackson-Smith, expressed great pride in the company's accomplishment, stating, “We are proud to hold ISO 9001, 14001, and 45001 certifications, and this recent achievement of ISO 50001 is another significant step forward in showcasing our commitment to quality, environmental responsibility, and occupational health and safety. As we move forward, we will continue to deliver innovative solutions which ensure we achieve the highest certifiable standards across all our sites in the North of England.
“With Urbaser's invaluable assistance, J&B Recycling has solidified its position as an industry leader in the field of sustainable waste management, assuring our stakeholders and customers of our ongoing commitment to delivering the best environmental solutions to help build a more sustainable future.”
Vikki would like to recognise Michael Robinson, QHSE Lead at J&B Recycling, for his unwavering dedication to maintaining the ISO standards throughout our operation. She says, “Michael’s commitment to upholding these standards has been instrumental in our success. His hard work and expertise ensure that we continue to meet and exceed the highest international standards."
As J&B Recycling and Urbaser forge ahead, generating a positive impact that contributes to the planet’s wellbeing, the ISO 50001 certification will serve as a guiding principle to drive ongoing improvements and foster a culture of sustainability across the Group.
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