Sustainability Committed to creating value

Sustainability is core to our overall business strategy, and we believe this makes us a better company to work for, to do business with and to invest in.

Our core values

Reconomy has a key role in facilitating the best outcomes for our customers’ resources and waste materials.  Through our many years of waste management knowledge and expertise, we are well placed to advise our clients on how to maximise resource usage, but it is critical that we practice what we preach.

Likewise, we are also acutely aware of the greater emphasis being placed on the social responsibilities of businesses and the lasting impact they can have on their local communities.  For this reason, we have created a sustainability strategy based upon three core values:

A commitment of 0% PBIT to community investment

0% of employees engaged in volunteering

£0m of social value delivered in 2019

0% renewable energy at Reconomy's head office

0% reduction in carbon intensity across the group

0 Single-use plastic cups

£0M revenue in 2019

Over 0% of staff employed locally

0% of supply are SMEs

Social value

Creating routes to employment for hard-to-reach groups, supporting our local communities and working with more socially responsible businesses.

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Environmental value

Environmental responsibility for Reconomy is a fundamental commitment that goes beyond compliance.

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Business value

Adding value through outstanding customer service, integrity, innovation, investment in talent and supplier partnerships.

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Our awards

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Our approach to achieving our sustainability goals

Establishing and implementing a clear sustainability strategy delivers benefits for our employees, our clients and the wider communities we operate in.

Better procurement and the management of supplier relationships is fundamental to our success. When we are involved in the early phases of a project or mobilisation, we can more easily influence client behaviours to enable better sustainable decision-making that improves overall outcomes.

Our partners

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What matters most

The key factors underpinning our sustainability strategy

Recruiting and retaining excellent people
Driving positive supplier relationships
Further improving customer satisfaction
Reducing waste and increasing recycling
Being an innovator and leading the waste industry
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Prioritising good mental health and well-being
Eliminating modern slavery
Reducing our carbon footprint
Adding social value

Sustainability reports

Discover our annual Reconomy sustainability reports and see us practice what we preach

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Sustainability insight papers

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Sustainability policies

Dive into our deck of sustainability policies

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Download our 2018/2019 sustainability report

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Visit our sustainability case studies

See how Reconomy's sustainability strategy is core to our overall business strategy, and we believe this makes us a better company to work for, to do business with and to invest in.

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Our accreditations

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