As a recycling business servicing manufacturing and engineering companies across the UK we understand that we have almost an obligation to show our customers and stakeholders the lead when it comes to all matters for the environment. Our promise is to help reverse our environmental impact to achieve consistently carbon neutral status, whilst at the same time helping our customers go some of the way in offsetting their carbon footprint for the collection and processing of their scrap metals.
Carbon (GHG) Emissions Report
If you want to read about all our good work and how we have calculated our emissions then why don’t you ask us for a copy of our report?
Carbon Reduction in Practice
It’s all very well offsetting our Carbon Footprint but the other half of the equation must surely be about reducing the actual amount of Carbon in the first place? We at 2 Recycling are actively looking at reducing our Carbon emissions and you will see gradually on this page the steps we are taking to actually reduce our emissions.
Carbon Reduction Project – Lighting
Our First Carbon Reduction project has been our warehouse lighting. We have recently replaced 185 old Sodium High Bay units with 155 new LED lights.
This alone saves in the region of 135,000KWh of electricity, making this a real winner project when it comes to reducing our actual Carbon Footprint.
Carbon Reduction Project – EURO 6 Emission Standard
Further reducing our carbon footprint we have invested £0.5m in the complete replacement of our old fleet of Roll On Roll Off vehicles. We have now taken delivery of these Euro 6 compliant vehicles which are significantly more fuel efficient than the vehicles they replaced. We have also added more trailer capacity to the fleet which directly saves in the number of journeys we need to make as we can now take two skips at a time. Combined we anticipate these will save up to 3% of our previous total emissions. Another win in the race to save CO2.
Carbon Reduction Project – Hybrid Company cars
Further reducing our carbon footprint we only have Plug In Hybrid cars in our entire company car fleet. On the way to transitioning to lower carbon fuel sources we have now completed the removal of all diesel and petrol only cars from our car fleet. This means that even though we offset all of our emissions, we are still making progress in reducing those emissions in the first place. Another example of Industry leading standards.
Carbon Reduction Project – Electricity Contract
After a significant tender process 2 Recycling have now signed to move all of their electricity consumption to a guaranteed green energy supplier. Our new supplier guarantees that the electricity our 90,000 sqft site uses will only come from renewable sources. This is a great win for the environment and helps us further take Carbon out of our operations.
Free trial of our services
We are so confident in our excellent service that we are happy to offer a free trial with no contractual tie-ins or hidden T&C’s. What’s to lose?
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