Smurfit Kappa Recycling UK back Warriors

Worcester Warriors is delighted to confirm that market leading recycling company Smurfit Kappa Recycling UK has become a major club sponsor at Sixways.

The distinctive name and logo of Smurfit Kappa Recycling UK will appear prominently on the back of the Warriors home and away jerseys throughout the 2010/11 RFU Championship season.

Smurfit Kappa Recycling is part of the Smurfit Kappa Group, the world’s largest fibre-based packaging group, with origins dating back over 75 years and 349 facilities across Europe and Latin America.

In the UK, Smurfit Kappa Recycling specialises in recycling and waste management solutions through its national network of recycling and security shredding facilities. Paper mills in Birmingham and Kent provide a sustainable and guaranteed market for the paper and packaging the company recovers. The company is particularly active in the Midlands where it works with businesses of all sizes and local authorities to divert thousands of tonnes of paper and cardboard from landfill every year.

Commercial Director Kathy Leather said: “We are delighted to announce that Smurfit Kappa Recycling UK has become one of the club’s main sponsors and we look forward to growing a successful partnership together in the coming years.

“Smurfit Kappa Recycling UK shares both our ambition for the future and core values. We will be working closely with them on a number of green projects over the coming months as Warriors bid to make an immediate return to the top-flight.”

Simon Weston, managing director of Smurfit Kappa Recycling UK, said: “As long term followers of Worcester Warriors, we have watched the club rise up through the leagues and look forward to supporting them this year in their bid to bounce straight back into the Premiership. Smurfit Kappa Recycling UK is behind them all the way.”

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