27 Apr '11, 8pm

Anheuser-Busch Improves Recycling, CO2, Energy Use

Anheuser-Busch InBev increased its relative recycling rate by 24 percent in 2010, while improving energy use, CO2 emissions and water consumption, according to the company’s 2010 Global Citizenship Report. From 2009 to 2010 AB InBev’s recycling relative to production rose by 24 percent, from 14.1 to 17.5 kg per hectoliter (kg/hl). Last year the company recycled 98.3 percent of waste and byproducts, up from 98.0 percent in 2009. Recycling of byproducts and organics accounted for most of the growth, and made up 89.2 percent of AB InBev’s waste and byproducts in 2010. Packaging made up 5.1 percent, waste disposed 1.7 percent, hazardous waste 0.04 percent, and other recycled waste – including non-ferrous and ferrous scrap, tires, wood and construction waste – made up the remaining 3.9 percent. The company says it is on target to reach a goal of recycling 99 percent of waste an...

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