Interface reduces emissions by 90%admin
The textile manufacturer Interface has just announced that it has achieved in Europe “a new milestone in sustainability, by reducing its CO2 emissions by 90% and operating in its factory located in the Netherlands with a 100% renewable energy (electricity and biogas), with uses Minimum water in their manufacturing processes and generating zero residues. “
Interface reduces emissions by 90%
Interface yesterday released a statement explaining that this “new milestone” reached by the company has reached the hands of the sustainability expert Ramon Arratia, who has led the implementation of sustainability policies in Interface. According to the company, Arratia combines his position as director of sustainability in Interface with the Senior associate of the Cambridge programme For sustainability, where he teaches and advises on the application of sustainable systems to large companies and Entities such as the Coca-Cola Company and the World Bank.
Interface has been autoimpuso in 1996 the so-called Mission Zero, whose objective is “the elimination of any negative impact on the environment in its production processes in the year 2020”. Interface explains in its note that Mission Zero reached its first major milestone in 2013, when it managed to reduce its carbon emissions by 80% in Europe and the use of water by 87%. In 2014, the company has introduced certain improvements in its Scherpenzeel facilities, with which it has reached a water saving of 95% and a reduction of carbon emissions of 90%.