Berge Bulk is committed to reducing our waste footprint, instilling a ‘waste-conscious’ culture amongst our colleagues, and supporting organisations that create innovative and sustainable waste-management solutions.
Reducing Use of Plastic Bottles
Based on historical data, it was estimated that typical ship generates approximately 24m3 of compacted plastic waste each year and, in 2019, we began an initiative to diminish this. With the installation of enhanced water purification units onboard, we were able to reduce, and subsequently eliminate, the use of plastic bottles.
Over the course of 2019, we’ve managed to cut the consumption of our plastic bottles by 65%. We will complete the installation of the enhanced water purification units fleet-wide in 2020.