Food waste from the 34 restaurants and two hotels is processed on-site to extract water and solids, cutting the quantity of organic waste to a third. Only this last third has to be sent to a digester – which also reduces transport costs and therefore the impact on the environment.
In total, the ALBA specialists at the facility separate more than 20 different types of waste. Some 2,600 tonnes of waste are collected and processed in the ALBA Group’s recycling facilities each year.
VEZ is a model for modern urban planning and logistics. Trade visitors regularly come from all over the world to see the advanced solutions at work in the facility. It is particularly interesting for visitors from China, where new urban precincts and business complexes are continually being built in the country’s rapidly growing large cities.