The management of all hazardous and non-hazardous waste and especially bauxite residues, the reduction of the amount of waste sent to landfill, the reuse of water and the proper management of water discharges constitute key challenges for the Company.
Control, continuous reduction and proper management of solid and liquid waste, with the implementation of recovery, reuse and recycling techniques where possible, in accordance with the main axes of the MYTILINEOS Environmental policy and the application of Best Available Techniques in the production process.
The gradual reduction of available bauxite disposal sites represents a key environmental risk for MYTILINEOS, which may lead to negative impacts on the Company’s social and financial performance.
In the Metallurgy Business Unit, which accounts for 99% of the Company’s total waste:
The total funding of the programs, in the period 2017-2025, exceeds 120 million Euros, out of which 8.7 million Euros is the funding of the Metallurgy BU of MYTILINEOS.
In each BU and production facility: