Our Progress So Far
£5m invested in energy saving technologies, such as low energy lighting, heat recycling, and pool covers all helping to lower our electricity and gas consumption by over 10%.
45 Solar arrays and 6 air source heat pumps helping to power our centres from renewable sources.
Recycling stations installed in every centre, sending over 1,000 tonnes of recyclables per year for re-use.
No waste from our centres* will ever be taken to landfill.
All catering food waste is sent for composting and electricity generation.
Environmental training for over 1,000 of our staff.
ISO14001 Environmental Management certification.
REGO Certified Green Electricity purchasing.
Introduced the UKs first biodegradable Library cards.
*Where GLL is responsible for waste collection. In some centres our council partners are responsible for waste collection and may have different policies.