Bulky Bob???s kick off new service in blue chip style!

Bulky Bob???s has kicked off their new commercial collection service in style with a pick up from one of the country???s leading blue chip organisations.

The social enterprise, part of FRC Group, visited the Liverpool offices of Deloitte, the audit, tax, consulting and corporate finance company, to collect an unwanted desk and chairs. These items will now be spruced up for reuse.

The new Bulky Bob???s business collection service is available across Merseyside for a minimum ??35 charge and all items collected are reused, recycled or disposed of safely and sustainably.

Shaun Doran, FRC Group???s CEO, said: ???Deloitte is one of the country???s leading blue chip organisations so we were delighted that they selected us to collect their unwanted office furniture. It has helped us to kick off our new collection service in style.???

Angela Payne, senior consultant on the Sustainability Services team at Deloitte, said: ???We have worked with FRC Group in the past so when we were looking for someone to pick up some unwanted office furniture we were pleased to hear they are now running a commercial collection service. As expected it was a professional and efficient service and we know our old furniture will be reused or recycled safely.???

FRC Group is an award-winning social enterprise which has won many awards for its training programmes for long-term unemployed people and for its commitment to sustainability. This new service is aimed to plug a gap in the market, providing an affordable and efficient service for Merseyside businesses and helping to divert more items from landfill.

Shaun added: ???We are very proud of our new service and we look forward to working with lots of businesses across Merseyside.???

Bulky Bob???s will provide an overall job quote following a pre-inspection if large removals are required or specialist items are included. Any small electrical items, such as kettles, toasters, or microwaves will be collected at no extra cost along with other goods. Bulky Bob???s holds all the necessary waste collection and disposal licences.

To book a Bulky Bob???s business collection call 0151 702 0556 or email businesscollections@bulkybobs.co.uk


Notes to Editors

Bulky Bob???s collects a wide range of bulky household waste from over 50,000 Liverpool homes for free every year, with collections booked through Liverpool Direct. They reuse or recycle over 70% of the weight of everything that they collect and are always looking for ways to increase this. For example they are now working with Liverpool City Council???s Children???s Services department to help families in crisis access urgently need furniture for free. Approximately 30 families per month are assisted with free furniture packages.

All the furniture collected is assessed to see if it can be reused, and repaired where necessary, then sent to Bulky Bob???s Furniture World store on London Road. All furniture sent there, from settees to wardrobes, is sold at a low price with 79% of customers from families on low-incomes and serving nearly 3,500 customers in 2009/10.

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