Clean Earth Recycled 8.7 Billion Pounds of Waste in 2022
- 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 – (October 25, 2023) - 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.