With its operation producing more than 30,000 tonnes of waste annually, waste management is an ongoing challenge for Qantas. SUEZ manages the national collection and disposal of more than 50 waste streams for the airline, from general waste and recycling through to quarantine and liquid waste.
Working with Qantas to support its 2020 vision, SUEZ installed recycling bins across all Qantas’ major domestic operations and converted compactors to meet changing waste management needs.
SUEZ and Qantas have since collaborated on a wide range of innovations to increase diversion, including reducing water volume in quarantine waste, recycling unused cutlery, trays and cups, and implementing a food waste recycling program at Qantas’ corporate office in Mascot, Sydney.
We are constantly looking for opportunities to improve our operations. SUEZ is a proactive partner, listens to our requirements and works with us to provide solutions that optimise our waste management whilst working towards...
Neil Palagedara-Utilities and Environment Manager, Qantas Airways