Kleana Bins (2002) Ltd was formed as the result of a merger between Kleana Bins, General Bins and Town and Country Services in 2002 and has since absorbed several other rubbish businesses by merger or acquisition.
The Directors all live locally, have a hands-on involvement in the business and a combined 20+ years experience in the industry.
Kleana Bins operate out of purpose-built premises in Mt Maunganui with its own office and workshop .
The aim of the company is to expand and grow always respecting and fulfilling the needs and rights of its customers.
Who is who in Kleana Bins?
General Manager & Managing Director
John is originally from Scotland and moved to New Zealand in 1998. Kleana Bins (2002) is his brain child. Living in Tauranga, he works full time in the business .
Outside of work John's main interest is tramping and he has walked most of the well known tracks in both islands as well as many more remote areas. He also enjoys fishing, good food and good wine. Proud owner of 2 miniature schnauzer dogs he is totally part of the "Shnauzer Club"!
He is married to Raffaella Veneziano.
Raffaella Veneziano Cruickshank
Raffaella was born in Italy and met John in 1982, in Sri Lanka. They lived in Sri Lanka(where they got married), Scotland and Cyprus before moving to New Zealand.
Raffaella looks after the web site and provides any other creative input the business requires
She is passionate about learning and teaching Belly Dancing and she is a hobby potter. She loves travel, fashion, going out, socializing and meeting new people.
Graham was born in Cambridge and trained as a mechanic. He moved to the Bay of Plenty in the 70s. After a spell share milking and 6 years growing kiwifruit , he spent a few years in Australia. After returning to New Zealand, Graham got into the rubbish business in 1998.
He retired in 2012 but still takes an active interest in the business.
Graham enjoys reading, travelling ,visiting his son and daughters and relaxing in his Motor Home in Papamoa.
Sales, Product Advisor
Col is the Kleana Bins representative in the real and virtual world! He maintains Kleana Bins FACEBOOK page and you can talk to him in real time on the Internet. He is available and willing to help and give you all the answers to your questions.
He is very devoted to his family and church. He is grandfather to 10 children and has one son and 3 daughters. He is very involved in helping the community and a major supporter and advocate of the "IT'S NOT OK CAMPAIGN" against violence in the family. Col is also a singer in a band called Raw Deal.
He lives in Te Puke.