Relivit’s proven recycling technology will reduce AHW to landfill by more than 95 per cent. As well as recycling the plastics, the SAPs and the wood fibre it’ll also reduce carbon by 70 per cent.
In 2010, international consultants Deloitte completed a Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) comparing the environmental performance of Knowaste’s recycling process with the existing disposal methods for AHP waste in the UK.
The assessment found that compared to landfill and incineration the Knowaste recycling process emitted up to 71% less carbon.
For every tonne of AHP waste processed by Knowaste, there was a saving of 626 kg of Carbon Dioxide Equivalent (CO2e).
Based on processing 36,000 tonnes of AHP waste per year, the lowered carbon emissions equate to:
- The annual carbon emissions of 2,064 UK citizens
- Almost 7,500 cars removed from roads in the UK
- 100,000 LCD TVs switched off