Preserving resources

Veolia is finding new ways to create access to resources, and preserve and replenish them for generations to come. The precious materials we recover can be recycled, reprocessed and reused, again and again.

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From providing monitoring systems that save drinking water to protecting threatened habitats and wildlife, Veolia’s creative solutions mean that customers can cut their use of fossils fuels and water and reduce their waste. This is a vital contribution to the UK’s journey towards a circular economy and sustainable development.

 

We save more carbon than we emit, making us a carbon-positive business

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Converted over 1.8 million tonnes of waste into enough clean energy to power nearly 200,000 homes

4 more sites have achieved The Wildlife Trust’s Biodiversity Benchmark certification

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By operating fewer landfill sites than our competitors (despite being the market leader), we are making a vital contribution towards the UK’s target to reduce the amount of biodegradable municipal waste landfilled to 35% of 1995 levels by 2020.
 
To make this happen, we’ve made commitments on pollution, natural resource preservation, biodiversity, combating climate change and raising awareness of environmental issues. In 2013, we made our voice clear on key policy issues such as the Industrial Emissions Directive, air pollution control and recycling incinerator bottom ash­.