DJB Recycling and Sheffield United FC announce partnership
Sheffield recycling company DJB Recycling Limited, has announced a new two-year partnership with Sheffield United Football Club.
The Effingham Lane-based DJB Recycling has installed a static waste compactor with bin lifter, which eliminates manual handling, and a customised 35-yard roll-on/roll-off skip compactor container at the Blades’ Bramall Lane stadium.
DJB will provide a total waste management solution with recycling at the forefront of operations with the contract covering all aspects of waste and recycling collections.
Darren Bland, DJB Recycling managing director, said: “We’re really pleased to be working with Sheffield United Football Club.
“As a Sheffield company we take a great deal of pride in forging partnerships with organisations in the city.
“The deal follows a similar relationship with Sheffield Wednesday Football Club, which is proving to be successful, and is part of period of growth for DJB.”
Dave McCarthy, operations director for Sheffield United Football Club, said: “It is important that the club takes seriously its role in creating a welcoming environment for everyone who visits Bramall Lane.
“By working with DJB, who are a family-run firm with a fantastic reputation across the city, we are confident we will be at the forefront of fulfilling our recycling commitments.”
DJB currently employs 31 people. On average the firm recycles 400 tonnes of cardboard and paper every week along with other recyclable materials such as plastic.
It also offers waste management solutions for companies and have worked closely with Wembley Arena for a number of years as well as providing the first ‘pay as you throw’ system for a wholesale market at London’s New Covent Garden Market.
Picture caption: Darren Bland with Mark Wainwright from Sheffield United’s ground maintenance team.