Our client, a large food manufacturing company with a footprint across the African continent, sought assistance with improving its environmental performance and reducing waste costs. This case study highlights the impact of efficient waste area planning, one of several interventions that we implemented in achieving the client’s goals.
Sustainability has become embedded into the core values of our clients. As such, Don’t Waste views our client’s sustainability journey as a partnership, often yielding award-winning results. Read about our involvement in Liberty 2 Degree’s journey in achieving the prestigious Green Star Certification across their entire portfolio of retail centers and offices.
Managing tenant waste in a large office park, whilst ensuring compliance, transparency and accuracy, is challenging. Don’t Waste has worked closely with a 1.8 million square feet business campus in London, to provide customised waste reports for the management and their high profile tenants, aligned to the exceptional service management that the office park is renowned for.
Through decades of experience in the retail, hospitality and commercial sectors, Don’t Waste understood the pressing need for best practice guidelines and interactive workshops to enable operational teams to run efficient waste management systems at their sites.
The Don’t Waste UK portfolio includes several leading property management groups which are inclusive of large shopping centres, office and mixed use developments. From audits conducted, Don’t Waste discovered that most struggle with compliance in their respective waste management systems, placing the centres at risk of facing serious legal ramifications for areas of non-conformance.
In the development of new buildings, engineers and architects are now considering more seriously the waste volumes, waste generation, and the dimensions of the waste area into consideration during the design process. The foundation of a green building rests on an efficient waste, energy and water management system.
At the end of Q3 2019, a popular shopping centre in Wakefield, United Kingdom, commenced with the implementation of recommendations made via the Don’t Waste suite of advanced management reports at its centre. These were implemented by a committed and focused operations management team.
Don’t Waste collaborated with a medium-sized shopping mall in the affluent Norwich City Centre, and facilitated several unique and innovative strategies in the management of its organic waste streams.