Following the scale of the recent disruption caused by the temporary loss of just 5% of the UK generating capacity, and electricity consumption set to double by 2050, the future of our energy supply is in the balance.
Financial support for community and environmental projects from the Veolia Environmental Trust reached a new record of £5.88 million during 2018/2019 financial year, beating the previous years record of £5.3 million
Veolia and Westminster City Council have given parade goers their most colourful clear up to date, with rainbow collection vehicles, brooms and barrows used to clear over 55 tonnes of recycling and waste from the streets.
Over one year since The UK’s Plastics Pact was launched Veolia UK, a founding member, has announced a further £1 million investment in it’s Dagenham Plastic Recycling facility as demand ever increases.
Unilever has pioneered the use of a new detectable black pigment for its High Density Polyethelyne (HDPE) bottles for its leading brands, TRESemmé and Lynx, so they can be detected by recycling plant scanners and sorted for recycling.
On 1st March 2019, the South East London Combined Heat and Power (SELCHP) facility, based in Lewisham, celebrated 25 years of providing London residents with low carbon electricity and heat, and a sustainable solution for their non recyclable waste.
As part of a new framework contract with Anglian Water, Veolia is targeting savings of £1.07million through process optimisation and energy management, and reducing the water company’s carbon footprint.
The growing success of the circular economy, and the real benefits the approach is delivering to the UK Economy has now been highlighted with the publication of Veolia’s latest Sustainability Report, published today.