The NEC Group pays particular attention to the 'reduce, reuse
and recycle' mantra.
In our offices - We've
improved waste management within our offices, encouraging our staff
to recycle and segregate their waste.
At the ICC - we separate and
recycle glass, cardboard and paper waste and incinerate all other
waste to use for energy via a Birmingham City Council scheme run at
the nearby Tyseley 'Energy from Waste' plant.
On the NEC estate - we
converted a set of redundant kitchens to create a Waste
Pre-Treatment Centre which opened in 2009 after a £330,000
investment, the 17,000sqm space segregates cardboard, paper, glass,
wood, metal, carpet and plastic.
No material travels more than 30 miles from
site for further processing
Last year 1,262 tonnes of waste diverted from
The 2,000th tonne of waste was processed in
This year (Apr-Jul) the NEC site is running at
42%, from zero in Feb 2009- aim to recycling 50% of waste by end of
2013~The NEC team has an ambitious target of achieving zero
landfill by 2014