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  • B&M Waste Services are the Chester Marathon recycling partner

    B&M Waste Services are pleased to announce that they are the recycling partner to Chester Marathon on 19th May and 16th October.

    The local Carbon Neutral waste management company are dedicated to ensuring that no waste is sent to landfill, and will ensure that the 24,000 plastic bottles produced as waste during the race are 100% recycled.

    B&M Waste Services have recently been awarded the ‘Plastic Free Champions’ Status by Surfers Against Sewage (SAS), as well as pledging their support to the PlasticFreeGM campaign. Recently launching a new waste minimisation campaign, Simple Swaps, B&M are advocates for the removal of unnecessary single-use items and waste.

    Having run over 100 marathons, including Chester, and many of which for charity, Darrin Percy, of B&M Waste said: “As a Carbon Neural company that actively avoid sending any waste to landfill, this partnership seemed to fit perfectly with our company values. We are thrilled to be working with Chester Marathon in recycling all plastic bottles produced as waste during the run.”

    Andy White, Race Director at Chester Marathon, said: “We’re pleased to be working with B&M Waste Services at our events this year, using their recycling solutions to ensure that water bottles used by the runners are recycled in as sustainable a way as possible. Chester has Plastic Free City status and we are keen to support this by ensuring plastic bottles used by runners are recycled rather than ending up in incinerators or landfill.”

    B&M Waste also complete a FREE waste audit for environmentally conscious businesses, looking to develop waste minimisation, reuse and recycling strategies and subsequently reduce their waste costs effectively. To find out more about this, you can visit www.bandmwaste.com.