Raw materials and material efficiency
Raisio uses only renewable raw materials in its products. To lower environmental impacts, the amount of loss and waste is reduced in a goal-oriented way. Some Material flows are recycled and used in the Group’s businesses and 97 per cent of the waste is recyclable.
In 2017, Raisio’s total production volume increased by 2.5 per cent and the use of materials around two per cent, which means that material efficiency slightly improved from last year.
Scope of reporting: The Group’s continuing operations 2015 - 2017. Water use for products is not included in the raw material quantities shown below.
Raisio has reduced the amount of landfill waste year by year. In 2017, the company achieved its long-term objective and got completely rid of landfill waste. Moreover, the amount of waste per tonne of product fell by nearly three per cent. The total amount of waste remained almost at the previous year’s level. Most of Raisio’s waste is recyclable.