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Tour of Veolia Recycling and Energy Recovery Facility Leeds (RERF)

25 Jan 2023
Veolia Recycling & Energy Recovery Facility
EIC members only
Business Presentation
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About this event

Veolia is the UK leader in environmental solutions, it provides a comprehensive range of waste, water and energy management services designed to build the circular economy and preserve scarce raw materials. As innovators Veolia are committed to focusing on carbon reduction by preventing pollution, preserving natural resources, protecting biodiversity, combating climate change, and raising environmental awareness.
 
Veolia and Leeds City Council work in partnership to manage black bin household waste in the city of Leeds, increase recycling rates and produce energy from waste. The facility successfully reduces the amount of greenhouse gases released into the atmosphere and has proved to have many benefits such as:
Transforming waste into electricity that is used to supply heating for over 22,000 via the National Grid
Manage up to 214,000 tonnes of waste per year
At least 2% of black bin waste is extracted for recycling
Environmental and biodiversity is increased with the facilities living wall – rainwater is also harvested and used on site
Saves Leeds City Council over £7 million each year

This state-of-the-art facility which is helping to significantly reduce Leeds carbon footprint has kindly offered to open its doors to give EIC members a tour. 

Join us on Wednesday 25 January for a tour of this amazing facility. The tour will last around for approximately two hours, and you will have the opportunity to network with regional peers beforehand.

There are limited spaces so make sure you book your place today.


|Event Details

Date: Wednesday 25 January 2023
Time: 09:45 - 12:00 (UK)
Venue: Veolia Recycling & Energy Recovery Facility, Leeds
Cost: Free to attend (EIC Members only)

  

 

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For any questions regarding this event, please contact the organiser.
Caitlin Henderson
EIC UK Events