Waste

Waste generated at different UCB facilities decreased by 11%.

UCB globally managed to recover 97% of its waste, predominantly through recovery of waste as a fuel to generate energy, and the recovery and regeneration of solvents. This percentage of recuperated waste steadily improved by more than 11%, when compared to 2010.

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97%

Waste recovered

Waste avoidance and improved waste recovery by an active management of various waste streams remains key in managing UCB’s ecological footprint.