Business achieved a 102% increase in the amount of non-hazardous waste recycled and an 84% increase in the amount of wastewater recycled
Clean Earth aims to recycle more than 9 Billion pounds of waste in 2023
King of Prussia, Pa., Oct. 25, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Clean Earth, a division of Enviri Corporation (NYSE: NVRI) and a leading provider of environmental and regulated waste management services, increased recycling of hazardous and non-hazardous waste by 53% last year, according to the Company’s newly released Environmental, Social, and Governance report.
Clean Earth recycled 8.7 billion pounds of waste in 2022, including hazardous and non-hazardous waste, contaminated soil, dredge material, universal waste, and e-waste. Clean Earth doubled the amount of non-hazardous waste it recycled (a 102% increase) and increased the amount of hazardous waste it recycled by 41%. The Company increased the amount of wastewater it recycled by 84%.
"Clean Earth is proud of the fact that we recycled the equivalent of almost two million cars last year, ensuring that we are reusing and repurposing hazardous, non-hazardous, and contaminated waste rather than landfilling it," said Jeff Beswick, President of Clean Earth. "We are transforming the world's largest waste streams into valuable recycling opportunities, helping support a circular economy and benefiting our planet and future generations. While we are proud of our progress, we understand this is a journey and will continue to expand and enhance our capabilities while making the world cleaner and greener."
Specifically, Clean Earth recycled;
90% of waste is recycled/reused by Clean Earth
691 million pounds of hazardous & non-hazardous waste recycled/reused
6.5 billion pounds of contaminated soil recycled/reused
700 million pounds of dredge recycled/reused
517 million gallons of wastewater recycled/reused
265 million gallons of fuel recycled/reused
Enviri’s 2022 Environmental, Social, and Corporate Governance (ESG) report 2022 further highlights Clean Earth’s efforts in sustainability and provides additional information about future initiatives. Please visit enviri.com/sustainability for the full report.
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About Clean Earth
Clean Earth's vision is to create a better future for our people, partners, and planet by turning specialty waste into recycling opportunities. Clean Earth is one of the largest specialty waste companies in the United States providing remediation, disposal, recycling, and beneficial reuse solutions for hazardous and non-hazardous waste and contaminated materials. Headquartered in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, it operates a network of 91 locations across the United States. As a leader in the industry, Clean Earth has the experience and capabilities to provide efficient, effective hazardous and non-hazardous waste recycling and disposal solutions. Our portfolio of technologies and services touches nearly every industry that generates waste, including energy, infrastructure, commercial, industrial, retail, and healthcare markets. To learn more, visit www.cleanearthinc.com.