Our key target for reducing water impacts:
- We reduce solid matter, nitrogen and phosphorous emissions by 75% in peat production areas in Finland by end 2025 from 2008 levels.
We have already made significant progress in the last ten years. The water treatment systems in our peat production in all countries are well managed and based on best available techniques (BAT), which will help us to continuously improve our performance to protect the water sources we and the society rely on.
Our main target is to reduce solid matter, nitrogen and phosphorous effluents in peat harvesting by 75% in Finland by the end of 2025 from 2008 levels. We have already made significant progress and in 2021 already reached the target for solid matter and phosphorous effluents. For all effluents, the reduction was over 30% compared to 2020.
In our factory operations our main efforts for improving water efficiency focus in reducing water and chemical consumption in our coir production in Kekkilä-BVB in the Netherlands. as well as improving the efficiency of the wastewater treatment processes in our composting sites.