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New recycling partnership for Harrow Green

04 August 2011

Harrow Green has formed an alliance with Planet Office Global to ensure unwanted client assets go to good causes. Its alliance with the Birmingham-based company, Planet Office Global, is ensuring many unwanted client assets, such as furniture and IT equipment, are re-used by deserving causes rather than going to landfill.


Harrow Green has long held strong green credentials and was already the only organisation in its sector that directly employs staff fully qualified in the field of waste and resource management. Of the 16,000 tonnes of furniture processed by Harrow Green in the last year, only 3% went to landfill.

Planet Office Global’s ‘Don’t Destroy – Redeploy®’ programme matches charities’ requirements to clients’ corporate social responsibility goals and available assets, while Harrow Green takes care of the collection, re-distribution and installation.

Planet Office Global says its NLN (no longer needed) scheme replaces the cost and environmental impact of landfill disposal, such as tax liability, with social, sustainability and economic benefits, delivering a triple win - for businesses, charities and the environment.

Among the programme’s unusual aspects are its virtual storage system and online employee auctions, which enable staff of contributing companies to name the beneficiaries of their choice.

John Lord, regional manager, Harrow Green, said: “Our partnership with Planet Office Global will enable us to take our practices as an environmentally-conscious and socially responsible organisation to a new level. We’re delighted to have entered into this new arrangement.”

Mary-Jane Brunt, director UK and Europe, Planet Office Global, said: “It’s a pleasure to be working in partnership with Harrow Green. We feel the two companies have a good strategic fit with similar aims and values.



“Organisations in the banking, finance, automotive and public sectors are among those already contributing to the scheme. Some of the volumes we’ve received so far have been significant, with assets totalling up to 434,000 tonnes being donated in individual cases.”

John Lord added: “The relationship with Planet Office Global further develops our strategic partnerships with leading companies to bring our customers a range of recycling options that also


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