Celebrating their zero waste to landfill achievement
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire UK – April 21st 2017: ELeather, an environmentally friendly materials technology company has been selected as the winner of the Greener Path Award for ‘Zero Waste to Landfill’ by ACM Environmental. The award recognizes the company’s exceptional environmental performance in waste and recycling operations.
The award was established to celebrate the great work that UK businesses are doing to reduce the overall impact they have on the environment. Chosen candidates must demonstrate exemplary effort in the below areas:
- Minimizing waste
- Boosting recycling
- Increasing landfill diversion
- Seeking innovative and sustainable ways to handle waste streams
Since starting production in 2007, ELeather has remained passionate and committed to making the most of the world’s natural and limited resources. Using a smart and patented process, the company has helped saved over 5000 tons of traditional leather waste from landfill as well as turning their own facility to a ‘zero manufacturing waste’ policy.
The entire production process increases resource efficiency by using 90% less water and the company runs a zero landfill and waste policy.Water power is used through the patented hydro-entanglement process which reduces energy use and recycles 95% of the water and heat generated. This plus zero emissions to air is what make the manufacturing process truly eco-friendly.