Barnsley & Rotherham Chamber welcomes new patron

Family-run recycling company, Russell Richardson & Sons Ltd which has been helping businesses throughout South Yorkshire and beyond for more than 40 years is now the latest business to become a patron of Barnsley & Rotherham Chamber.

Membership Manager, Shane Young and Managing Director, Jonathan Richardson

Russell Richardson, which was founded in 1978, is responsible for helping businesses dispose of confidential waste including document shredding, electronic media destruction and IT recycling, as well as document archiving. The company has been an active member of the Chamber since 2015 and during that time have supported a number of Chamber-led activities.

The business recently located to a new 50,000 sqft state-of-the-art facility at Tinsley which provides secure document storage as well as disposing of more than 250 tonnes of waste paper each week.

Last year, the company celebrated their 40th anniversary receiving a Salute to Business award in recognition of its contribution towards helping businesses to improve data security and reduce their carbon footprint by recycling unwanted items, and in 2017 were presented with the Environmental Commitment Award, at the Barnsley and Rotherham Business Awards.

Russell Richardson also plays an active role within the local community and in recent years has also supported a number of charitable events and activities, as well as providing free facilities for individuals to dispose of personal confidential waste, in return for small donations to support local good causes.


Nicky Hellewell, Jonathan Richardson and Emma Moorhouse of Russell Richardson and Sons

Emma Moorhouse, Marketing Manager, Russell Richardson said:

Since joining Barnsley & Rotherham Chamber in 2015 our membership has undoubtedly helped us to grow as a company and has raised our profile in the region. Our level of involvement with the Chamber has naturally evolved to becoming a patron and we’re excited to continue and strengthen this relationship, working with the team to build on this further.

Shane Young, Membership Manager, Barnsley & Rotherham Chamber said:

We’ve been working with Russell Richardson over the past four years and the relationship has gone from strength-to-strength.

Shane, Jonathan, Nicky and Emma.

I am delighted that Russell Richardson see the value and benefits of becoming a patron. This is an exclusive membership that offers a range of profiling and I am looking forward to working with Emma, Nicky and the team on this journey.

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