Recycling plays a crucial role at Sports DirectSports Direct International PLC is today the UK‘s largest sporting goods retailer
Retailer Sports Direct acquired HSM machines at their Shirebrook headquarters to help manage their waste from across 1,000 stores across the UK where it’s arranged and recycled e¬fficiently. Recycling plays a major part within the organisation’s corporate responsibilities. The company’s “strict” recycling standards means all UK stores are monitored closely ensuring there’s no cross contamination between recyclable materials such as wood, cardboard, plastics etc.
With around 800 to 1,000 tonnes of cardboard collected each month, due care and attention must be enforced at all times, especially with the large volumes of bales produced and the risk of cross contamination of the different waste materials. The organisation has its own on-site maintenance team who do daily, weekly and monthly checks. However, they also have a service contract with HSM who visit the Shirebrook site every six months to do all the major servicing, making sure the machines are fully