Carbon footprint, net-zero, closed-loop…
With carbon reduction firmly on the environmental agenda, it can be mind-boggling navigating the world of related buzzwords.
With this in mind, we've put together an A-Z guide of key terms and how Veolia can help your business meet its carbon reduction targets.
describes the state of either eliminating carbon emissions altogether, or balancing out carbon emissions with carbon removal, and is what businesses are now striving for as a minimum.
(your carbon footprint that is) is another hot topic. Reducing your business' carbon footprint can benefit you in terms of energy and cost, as well as carbon.
GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS
is a term we're all familiar with, but did you know that carbon dioxide accounts for 76% of all greenhouse gases?
is a solution that can enable your business to be better informed about your resource usage, allowing you to identify cost savings, track performance and more, as well as reducing carbon emissions.
is at the heart of everything we do at Veolia, from our food waste solutions to our bespoke energy plans.
are key to Veolia's continued innovation, from our support of urban farms to partnerships with local councils.
are increasingly starting to include carbon reduction or sustainability targets, so now is the time to seriously start to think about your business' environmental image.
is key to keeping on top of your carbon reduction plans, including managing your building's energy efficiency and waste management.
may still be quite empty at the moment, but when your business does head back in there are some simple changes you can make to reduce your building's carbon footprint, including smarter lighting solutions.
including segregating food waste and not printing where possible can help make a real difference to reducing your business' carbon footprint.
is another keyword, and is important to consider when auditing all of your business processes and services, including energy and waste.
offers a multitude of ways to help your business reduce its carbon footprint, from energy optimisation to innovative waste solutions.
YOUR BOTTOM LINE
is obviously the most important thing to you - fortunately taking steps to reduce your carbon footprint also leads to cost savings in most cases.