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Scott Bros. proves its commitment to circular economy and the environment with new biomass boiler

April 12, 2018

Scott Bros., the leading Teesside-based recycling business has invested £750,000 for a biomass boiler to heat its business park. The boiler uses feedstock, in the form of Grade A virgin wood, to produce energy to heat the company’s 10-acre site, which includes several workshops and a paint shop for its fleet of vehicles. Fuel used in the boiler comes from Scott Bros. existing recycling activities, such as the collection of unwanted and untreated wood pallets. The materials are chipped and

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Scott Bros. aims for prosperous green shoots from its new compost production investment

April 5, 2018

Scott Bros., the Teesside-based waste haulage and recycling company, has expanded its recycling capabilities to support the DIY gardening and landscaping sectors with a new large-scale composting operation. Building on its established position in the North East circular economy, the company has further invested in its operations to transform more of the waste it receives into high-quality compost. Processed at its site at Norton Bottoms, adjacent to the A19 flyover, the compost is produced using large amounts of green waste

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Scott Bros. supports housebuilding sector with brick recycling investment

March 19, 2018

Scott Bros. the Teesside-based recycling company, is increasing its support for the housebuilding industry with an investment to recycle bricks. The operation, based at Scott Bros.’ North Tees Recycling Centre, will utilise bespoke picking machinery, which is being upgraded by the company’s engineers to process bricks and brick faces, known as brick slips, which can be recycled back into house building. On average, the business processes in the region of half a million tonnes of construction and demolition waste every

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Scott Bros invests £600,000 to expand fleet to meet increasing waste haulage demands

February 26, 2018

Scott Bros, the leading waste-haulage and recycling company based in Teesside, is investing £600,000 to expand its fleet to meet increasing demand for skip hire, waste disposal and recycling services. The new vehicles include two skip loaders, a Mercedes tipper wagon, and a low-loader, with plans to also buy two tipper grabs in the coming months. With the total number of vehicles in the fleet now exceeding 50, Scott Bros is able to provide a more comprehensive service across Teesside

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Scott Bros welcomes Government plans to crack down on fly-tipping

January 24, 2018

Scott Bros, a leading recycling business in Teesside, has welcomed Government proposals to crack down on fly-tipping. Fly-tipping is becoming an increasingly serious issue in the UK, with over a million cases recorded in England in 2017 alone. Not only does fly-tipping cause severe environmental impact, including soil contamination and river blockages, but it can result in safety problems for local communities. The vast majority of cases in the UK consist of household waste; however prosecution was only successful for

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DIY SOS

June 9, 2014

As one of the largest haulage firms in the North East, Scott Bros have been involved in all manner of roles in the past, providing reliable, customer focused service that has been used by all kinds of clients in the past. When we were contacted by the team of the popular BBC series DIY: SOS, we were only happy to lend our services and expertise to their recent project. During the last series of DIY: SOS, Nick Knowles and the

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