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Scott Bros. issues health warning over summer fly-tipping threat

August 5, 2019

Recycling experts Scott Bros. is reminding those who illegally dump waste of the potential risks to children’s health over the summer holidays. The Teesside-based company hopes to raise awareness of the potential dangers after experiencing a rise in the amount of waste dumped on or near its sites. Director Peter Scott warned the illegal dumping of waste is not only a blight on the landscape and a potential source of pollution but presents a direct health threat. Fly tipped material

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Scott Bros. provides practical support for Teesside war memorial museum initiative

June 14, 2019

Scott Bros. is supporting work to convert a disused Thornaby social club into a war memorial museum and community hub. The project, centred on the former St Patrick’s Social Club, is the brainchild of Julie Cooper, the landlady of the Don Bar in Stockton, famous for its displays of poppies, military memorabilia and the many thousands of photos of servicemen and women who made the ultimate sacrifice. Several volunteers and companies have already offered both practical help and support for

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Scott Bros. reports increased fly-tipping on its sites

June 4, 2019

Teesside-based Scott Bros. has witnessed an increase in the amount of waste being dumped on or near its sites and is reminding householders of their legal responsibilities and to be aware of rogue operators. Director Peter Scott said incidents of domestic waste being commercially fly-tipped has risen dramatically in recent months. He estimates the amount of illegal rubbish left at Scott Bros. sites is enough to fill around 10 large skips a year and, in one incident, one man caught

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Scott Bros. chips in with car park to celebrate football club promotion

May 15, 2019

Scott Bros. is supporting newly-promoted Thornaby FC by helping upgrade its Teesdale Park ground as the club prepares for life in Division One of the Northern League. The Stockton-based haulage and plant hire firm has cleared and levelled an area behind the North End goal to create a 150-space parking area – allowing the club to meet more stringent league requirements. David Scott Snr, who founded the family firm, is the club’s President and a former chairman of Stockton FC

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Scott Bros. invests £1m in ‘urban quarry’ wash plant

January 24, 2019

Recycling experts Scott Bros. has invested £1m in a new and environmentally-sustainable “urban quarry”. The Teesside company’s state-of-the-art wash plant takes waste material and converts it into high quality sand and aggregate for use in the building and construction industry. It is capable of processing between 50 and 70 tonnes of waste per hour to produce both coarse and fine sand, together with three grades of aggregate. The recycled products are not only cost-effective for customers but reduce the amount

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Scott Bros gets Boro boxer’s professional career motoring

September 3, 2018

Scott Bros, the Teesside-based recycling company, has given its backing to boxer Michael Webster who is about to turn professional. Michael, 25, from South Bank is aiming to fulfil his ambition of becoming a professional boxer after 13 years as an amateur where he won a number of titles and medals. As a ten-time winner of the North East area Title, Michael is also a national cruiserweight champion and recently won bronze medal in the Elite championships (ABA’s) in the

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Scott Bros. fuels fans backing for the Boro with MDSA support

August 1, 2018

Scott Bros. is helping Middlesbrough Disabled Supporters Association (MDSA) hit the road for Boro’s new Championship season by fuelling its minibus for away-day travel. Ahead of the first match of the season, a 300-mile round trip to Millwall in South London on 4th August, Scott Bros. has renewed its ongoing support of the MDSA. Before each trip to one of Boro’s opponents in away league and cup fixtures, the association will fill up their minibus with diesel at Scott Bros.’

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Scott Bros’ low loader truck to be converted into a stage to showcase musical talent at Festival on the Field

June 18, 2018

Scott Bros, the leading Teesside recycling company, will be giving local musical talent a platform at Yarm Primary School by transforming one of its low-loader trucks into a stage. The 80-tonne, 20-metre-long vehicle, will appear at the primary school’s Festival on the Field on 23rd June where various musical acts will perform for guests. In addition to performers from across the area, the current and former pupils, as well as staff, will take to the stage to showcase their musical

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Major civil engineering project at Port Clarence to support future industrial developments on Teesside

June 12, 2018

Scott Bros., one of Teesside’s leading recycling businesses, is investing more than £250,000 in a regeneration project that will bring one of the area’s oldest industrial and residential sites back into use. The site at Port Clarence is undergoing a programme of works to prepare the site for future commercial and industrial use and support the continued regeneration of this part of Teesside. The 22-acre Scott Bros-owned site on the North Bank of the Tees close to the Transporter Bridge,

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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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