Recycling in Aberdeen

May 16, 2013 2:53 pm Published by

Recycling in Aberdeen

One of the most common questions we get asked is “what do you do with the items you collect from house and office clearances”, especially in Aberdeen (perhaps because we’re the new kids on the block!).  So rather than allow two and two become five we thought we’d put pen to paper and let everyone know just what happens to their ‘good junk’ once its collected.

Recycling in Aberdeen

We carry out dozens of house and office clearances per month across Aberdeenshire from Bucksburn to Woodside and Kittybrewster to Hilton and, as you might imagine, collect a fair bit of usable furniture along the way.  The easiest thing would be to take the items direct to a transfer station to have it recycled and as we (companywide) only use transfer stations with recycling rates in excess of 80% this would be perfectly acceptable. Everything is done with Recycling in Aberdeen in mind.

Re-using and Recycling in Aberdeen

We however are also big advocates of reuse as well as recycling and as such donate as much furniture, bric-a-brac, clothing and usable items to a large network of local charity within the proximity of our three depots  in Aberdeen, Glasgow and Edinburgh.  Rather than have items that are useable sent for recycling we are far keener to see these items donated and given a new home!

Companywide we annually divert in excess of 84% of everything we collect away from landfill so by using us, you’re not only getting back your valuable space but doing your bit for the environment too.  We recycle all sorts of material including timber, metal, plastics, glass, waste electrical appliances and white goods (WEEE Waste) as well as textiles, cardboard and packaging.  Recycling in Aberdeen doesn’t need to be a chore!

We are not just specialist’s in house, office garage and attic clearances in Aberdeen but we are completely committed to doing our bit for recycling and the environment, and have the credentials to prove it too! We won the inaugural Scottish Green Awards, have been twice finalists in the prestigious National Recycling Awards, finalists in the industry leading VIBES awards and are ISO14001 accredited.

For our commercial customers we provide a fully detailed waste audit confirming weights, disposal methods dates and transfer station details ensuring that we do our bit to keep you fully compliant and with complete peace of mind that your items have been disposed of responsibly and recycled where possible.

If you’re into Recycling in Aberdeen, call us on 01224452909 for a free quotation.

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This post was written by Jamie Junk-It