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Teesside recycling business shares plans with Ben Houchen

L-R, Ben Houchen, Gerry Carruth, Steven Evershed, Robin Evershed copyL-R, Ben Houchen, Gerry Carruth, Steven Evershed, Robin Evershed

Greenbank Recycling Solutions recently welcomed Tees Valley Mayor, Ben Houchen, to its Teesside site for a tour and to share its exciting plans for the future.

Mr Houchen visited Greenbank’s offices and warehouse on Sotherby Road in Middlesbrough, to learn more about its innovative recycling solutions, the company’s strategy for expansion and recruitment, intentions to focus on driving carbon footprint reduction for its clients, and plans for sustainable local projects.

This year also sees Greenbank celebrate its 30th anniversary which it has marked by investing in a rebrand, as the company strives to move to the next level, with a corporate focus and a commitment to high quality products and levels of service, setting it apart from its competitors.

Managing Director, Gerry Carruth, Steven Evershed, Technical Director, Robin Evershed, Business Development Director, and Executive Assistant and Sales Manager, Suzanne McKie, met with Mr Houchen to discuss their growth plans for both Greenbank and their sister company, Cobalt Machinery, which specialises in polystyrene compactors. They also gave him insight into the company’s plans to become Net Zero and to help clients do the same, their intentions to create more jobs and discussed ways to educate businesses, both locally and nationally, on the best waste management solutions to help the environment.

Greenbank, which currently employs 38 people, offers a range of solutions that make waste management more efficient, from labour saving machinery to waste recycling and efficiencies. The company is a market leader in the UK, providing organisations with recycling machinery, consumables, as well as ongoing servicing contracts. Customers include big names such as Greggs and Currys, as well as independent businesses who recognise the importance of effective recycling processes.

Gerry Carruth, Managing Director of Greenbank, said: “We were delighted to welcome Ben Houchen to our offices this morning to share our plans with him and talk him through the importance of offering our customers a solution based approach to efficient waste management. The company has come a long way over the last 30 years – back then, recycling and waste management weren’t priorities for businesses or individuals, but now sustainability, carbon reduction and saving our planet are at the top of everyone’s agenda.

“A big part of our success is the exceptional customer service we provide, from initial consultations, to delivering bespoke solutions and ongoing support. We continue to invest in developing the business to help organisations find the best possible waste management solutions, in their quest to become Net Zero.”

Ben Houchen, Tees Valley Mayor, said: “Teesside is fast gaining a reputation as a centre for industries of the future and Greenbank is no exception to that, delivering exceptional waste management solutions to customers all over the UK from right here on Teesside that help businesses manage their waste safely and efficiently.

“It’s great to hear about Greenbank’s plans for further expansion, inspired by their passion to help protect our planet. Exploring new ways to educate local businesses through sustainable projects is crucial to future-proofing existing jobs and I will do whatever I can to support Greenbank’s growth.”

Businesses looking for information on how Greenbank can help with their waste management solutions and revenue opportunities, can find out more at www.greenbankwastesolutions.com

By Claudia