Waste not.....
Reduced Waste and Energy Uses
10 March 2017 09:59:51



It's an economic benefit to reduce energy usage, but it's also environmentally sound. We've been working hard to reduce our energy usage and now the results are in, we're delighted to announce that 2016 was one of our best years for improvements!

 

Southport

Electricity - 1.8% reduction compared with 2015 

Gas - 9% reduction compared with 2015 

Water - 45% reduction compared with 2015 

 

Crewe & York

Electricity - 8.5% reduction compared with 2015 

Gas - 0.9% reduction compared to 2014

Water - 9.5% reduction compared with 2015 

General Waste - 54% reduction compared with 2015

Wood - 57% more wood recycled compared to 2015 

 

Doncaster

Water - 3% reduction compared with 2015

General Waste - 20% reduction compared with 2015

Recycled waste - 8% increase compared with 2015

 

Since March 2015, all general waste at our sites is not placed in landfill. All general waste is used for energy recovery.

 

Where we have had increases in energy usage, we are working hard to identify ways that we can continue to reduce our environmental impacts in 2017.

 

LED lighting Benefits

As part of our drive to lower energy use, we've also invested in new LED lights in our Doncaster warehouse, with positive feedback from to team there.

  • Employee Engagement - Improved light levels and a better quality of light
  • Energy Saving - Carbon reduction
  • Cost Saving
  • Reduced Maintenance Costs
  • Health &Safety benefits - no glass / reduced fire risk less heat


For more information, please contact us using our Online Enquiry Form here
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Dave Tilmouth

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I'm Head of Marketing Communications for Unipart Rail, so I get to be involved in lots of exciting stuff across Traction & Rolling Stock, Infrastructure and road traffic. My colleagues know me as someone who has a perspective on everything, as well as being a bit of an extrovert!
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