Building a sustainable environment

We're constantly looking to minimise our impact through initiatives that support local ecosystems, encourage eco-friendly practices amongst our community and help promote a greener future.

0%
renewable electricity to run our site
0
tonnes of reduced C02 emissions in the past year
0%
of our waste is recycled with 4% turned into green energy

Our Initiatives

Opened in 2018, the Kent Renewable Energy Biomass Plant is a £160m of investment in the local area, providing 100% renewable energy to Discovery Park, the surrounding areas and beyond.

Investing in renewable energy

Opened in 2018, the Kent Renewable Energy Biomass Plant is a £160m of investment in the local area, providing 100% renewable energy to Discovery Park, the surrounding areas and beyond.
Our Utilities team have formed an Energy Efficiency Group, reviewing data weekly to seek improvements. Last year we saved the equivalent to 275 homes annual consumption in CO2 emissions.

Improving our Energy Efficiency

Our Utilities team have formed an Energy Efficiency Group, reviewing data weekly to seek improvements. Last year we saved the equivalent to 275 homes annual consumption in CO2 emissions.
All of our waste is sorted and recycled where possible. We recycle a wide selection of specific materials. including electrical goods, cooking oils, batteries, coffee pods, in addition to glass, paper, plastic and general waste.

Recycling our waste

All of our waste is sorted and recycled where possible. We recycle a wide selection of specific materials. including electrical goods, cooking oils, batteries, coffee pods, in addition to glass, paper, plastic and general waste.
We continually invest time and resources into improving the environment for wildlife on site, with 'no mow' areas, grass and leaf waste composted and reutilised, tree planting and recycling wooden pallets to create bird boxes and outdoor furniture.

Caring for our external environment

We continually invest time and resources into improving the environment for wildlife on site, with 'no mow' areas, grass and leaf waste composted and reutilised, tree planting and recycling wooden pallets to create bird boxes and outdoor furniture.
Discovery Park promotes car sharing for employees on-site through liftshare.com. We have an electric shuttle bus to take people to and from the local stations and various electric car charging points.

Clean transport

Discovery Park promotes car sharing for employees on-site through liftshare.com. We have an electric shuttle bus to take people to and from the local stations and various electric car charging points.
All of our used cooking oil is collected and turned in high quality biofuels for transport. We use organically grown fresh produce locally sourced ingredients in our onsite restaurants and have adopted compostable foodservice packaging.

Catering commitment

All of our used cooking oil is collected and turned in high quality biofuels for transport. We use organically grown fresh produce locally sourced ingredients in our onsite restaurants and have adopted compostable foodservice packaging.
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