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October 2012

Armadillo and J&B Recycling make a difference recycling cardboard

Armadillo and J&B Recycling make a difference recycling cardboard

Armadillo Self Storage are proud to announce a fantastic new partnership with J&B Recycling which will help raise money for two incredible charities The Butterwick Childrens Hospice & Cash for Kids. J&B Recycling have donated a 1,100 litre recycling bin to Armadillo Storage in Stockton-on-Tees which will be used to collect cardboard generated at the site by our domestic and business customers. The partnership with J&B is having an outstanding success by providing a welcome service to our customers whilst also doing our bit for the environment There are very few materials which can’t be recycled and J&B have guaranteed recycling outlets for paper, cardboard, cans, glass, plastic, wood and rubble. Their aim is to secure a greener future by diverting as much waste as possible away from landfill sites. For every tonne of cardboard collected, J&B Recycling will make […]

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Back to school- Tips for getting organised

Back to school- Tips for getting organised

Now the kids are back at school, you’ve probably noticed piles of work books stacking up almost as high as your pile of ironing. Let’s not mention the random pieces of stationery you’re finding down the back of the sofa or in the goldfish bowl. School mornings can easily resemble a crime scene from a movie. Wailing children, flying books, barking dogs, clothes being thrown everywhere round the house and finally you running around like a headless chicken trying restore some order. The morning school routine should never be a good cop, bad cop situation. Here at Big Yellow we’ve put together a list of tips to help get you prepared for “school day mania” as we like to call it. Hopefully these tips will help you maintain a smooth, stress-free, successful school year! 1. Get into a routine We […]

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Tips and Tricks: Our top ten fireplaces to keep you warm this winter

Tips and Tricks: Our top ten fireplaces to keep you warm this winter

Autumn is here and winter is slowly but surely creeping up on us. BBQs in the park have been replaced with less-than-palatable potato and leek soup, Mum’s itchy woolly jumpers have taken over our favourite T-shirt’s space in our wardrobes and we can’t help but long for those long, lazy summer weekends sunbathing in the park, while we’re locked indoors vegetating in front of the TV. But don’t let the winter blues gloom-up your days, we know exactly what you need to add a bit of warmth and cosiness to your house. How about snuggling in front of a beautiful fire place with the loved ones while enjoying a cup of hot chocolate? Winter just got a whole more exciting, right? We have compiled a list of top 10 fire places that will are bound to brighten up your day. […]

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