Media Release: UK mobile recyclers Redeem trade-up to Bathgate

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REDEEM Ltd, the UK’s fast-growing recycling company, has moved its headquarters from Falkirk to the strategically-positioned Pyramids Business Park just off Junction 3a of the M8 near Bathgate.

CEO, Claes Svennson, said: “The new offices provide us with high-quality office accommodation situated at the heart of major travel connections to Europe. That is important as our company continues to expand overseas.

“The major increase in floor space allows us room for growth and a chance to host on-site customer-focused events. We continue to retain a link with our roots in Falkirk where we maintain our processing operation and currently employ around 40 people there.”

Adds a spokesperson: “Redeem is a leading specialist in environmental marketing and recycling electronics and mobile phones for mobile network operators and other major corporate clients.

“In the rapidly-developing world of smartphones, Redeem extract the maximum value from traded-in older mobile phone technology to help network operators retain customers by making it affordable to trade up to the latest models.

“Around 95 per cent of the mobile phones recycled by Redeem are re-sold after being security and theft checked, data cleansed to US government standards and sold in accordance with current WEEE directive regulations.”

The company entered two new overseas markets in the last six months, Slovakia and Israel.

This strong business growth has been recognised by the announcement in December that Redeem is now in the Sunday Times Fast Track 100 list of the fastest growing companies in the UK. Redeem now also tops the Chartered Institute of Waste Management’s Fast 30 list as the UK’s fastest growing recycling company.

Redeem’s new neighbours at the prestigious Pyramids Business Park site include HMRC, Quintiles and DRS. With an on-site local bus service plus crèche facilities, a 450-seat restaurant, gymnasium and boardroom, Redeem believe the move will help them attract the best talent from across the industry as they continue to expand.


About Redeem

The Redeem group, founded in 1991, is an international environmental marketing services company.

With 150 employees in Scotland, England and Hong Kong, the group provides sustainable, data secure, recycling services to MNO and corporate clients in nine European countries, and Israel.

Redeem’s international clients includes mobile network operators, wholesalers, retailers, charities and direct consumers.

Redeem refurbishes and resells or recycles high volumes of a wide range of IT and electronic equipment including mobile phones, tablets, mp3 players, sat navs, digital cameras, consoles, laptop computers, printer cartridges and games.

All devices are reused or disposed of in accordance with the WEEE directive. Re-used items are security and theft checked, data cleansed and sold in accordance with current legislation.

Redeem has certified ISO 9001 & 14001 compliance as a specialist waste carrier.

Redeem has won a number of local and national business awards, the most recent being named the UK’s fastest growing recycling company in the Chartered Institute of Waste Management’s Fast 30 list.

Redeem is also on the 2012 Sunday Times Fast Track 100 list which shows that it is the third fastest-growing private company in Scotland and 41st in the UK.

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Contact: Mark Chambers, Redeem’s Group Chief Commercial Officer
Phone: 441506633388