In our last blog post we looked at how waste plasterboard can be used once it’s been recycled – and there’s a lot of it to be recycled. According to WRAP, 300,000 tonnes of plasterboard ends up as waste.
At Jewson, we like to help our customers whenever and however we can. As such, we’re really excited about our latest promotion. From the 16th-18th February, if you spend £600 exc. VAT on collected orders – you’ll qualify for a free bouquet of pink and white assorted flowers and tin of Stewarts Shortbread – just in time for Mother’s Day!
In our last blog post (Why we all need to Go Green for Plasterboard) we established that you cannot take waste plasterboard to a normal landfill site as this is potentially harmful to the environment. If, like us, you’re committed to continually improving your environmental performance, you’ll be curious to know how it can be re-used.
There’s £100,000 up for grabs to support building projects of all shapes and sizes, no matter how innovative or ambitious. It’s our way of giving something back to the communities that we operate in, and projects across the country will benefit.
We’re happy to announce that once again, motorsport fans amongst you will be able to cheer on the Jewson Isuzu DMAX Rally Team, who will be competing in the six series Britpart MSA British Cross Country Championship (BCCC) for the 2015 season.
They insulate, protect against fire, control moisture and even block out sound. The properties of plasterboard are well known in the trade, but knowing what to do with it when it becomes waste hasn’t always been clear.
After completing the Wigan 10km race last year, Jeff Farrell our Business Development Manager – Roofing in the North West, decided to grab his trainers and run it again, this time to raise money for Macmillan.
For the majority of today’s self builders, there’s going to be some level of focus on sustainable building practices. Now, this could be anything from simply making sure the property has plenty of energy efficient measures right through to designing a full on eco-house. If you’re not sure about the options, here’s a bit of an overview of some of the main areas to think about!
Site managers from national housebuilder, Redrow Homes have named Jewson as their ‘supplier of the year’ in the South West. Employees from the Challow, Faringdon branch were awarded the prize at the Redrow Homes annual charity dinner in Bristol.