AGENDA OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

KR Group Makes a Pact for the Planet We are lucky to live in Scotland, one of the most beautiful and biodiverse countries in the world. To preserve our landscapes and wildlife, it is essential that businesses make conscious steps to limit or offset their carbon footprint. We are therefore delighted to announce that KR […]

An insight into Shree’s 3-month Internship

Written by Shreelata Krishnan After an 3 extremely interesting months, my fantastic internship with KR Group has come to an end. Here, I could indulge my passion, while working and making a real contribution to creating sustainable solutions – not just learn and talk about it! “KR Group is a wonderful organisation where they ‘walk […]

A CIRCULAR ECONOMIC SOLUTION TO CLADDING WASTE

We are delighted to officially launch KR Bon Reduction, our circular economy project, in partnership with Zero Waste Scotland and the European Regional Development Fund. This pilot scheme initiative is set to divert 2,498 tonnes of waste from landfill in the next 5 years. Currently, we have a small, dedicated team who manually strip and […]

‘CELEBRATING SMALL BUSINESS’ AWARDS

KR Group attended the recent FSB Awards as finalists On 31st March, our team swapped the hard hats for heels and made their way to Edinburgh’s Waldorf Astoria for an afternoon celebrating some of the UK’s best small businesses. KR Group were proud finalists for the FSB Sustainability category, alongside Dunnet Bay Distiller’s Rockrose Gin, […]

KR GROUP ACHIEVES CARBON NEUTRAL STATUS

In March 2022, KR Group successfully became ‘Carbon Neutral’, achieving a balance between the carbon the business emits and the carbon it prevents. Our Headquarters, nestled in amongst fields of ewes and lambs, are a short walk from Forvie Nature Reserve. The reserve covers 1,000 hectares of sand dunes and dune heath between the North […]

A Bright and Promising Future

Ellon Academy Student, Emma, finishes work placement at KR Group Emma, a fifth-year student at Ellon Academy, has recently completed her work placement at Newburgh based steel and cladding company, KR Group. Over the academic year, Emma has helped them with various business administration tasks. “I had previously got an insight to office life at […]

SECOND PHASE OF REPURPOSING PROJECT UNDERWAY

KR Cladding are advancing on their circular economic journey of repurposing PIR board. This waste is found within disused composite cladding panels when removed from buildings being repaired, refurbished or demolished, with landfill as the only known disposal method. KR Cladding have been developing a circular solution, as rigid insulation board for use in construction […]