When Council Associate Partner Veolia needed employees for its street cleaning operations in the UK, it collaborated with a government agency and a college to set up a training academy -- and offered the training opportunity to local people who had been struggling to find a job for a very long time, many of them for years.
The New York Times may have its doubts about the value of recycling, but Veolia is recycling more than ever -- and its investments are paying off in the UK. Find out why it’s transforming from a trash collector into a leading recycler -- and how cities benefit.
New York City's Grand Central Station is one of the busiest train terminals in the U.S. – and sure to be even busier with the approaching July 4 holiday. Visitors won't notice, but the massive terminal has undergone energy efficiency upgrades expected to save a whopping $3.3 million and cut carbon emissions by 10,000 tons annually. See how they did it.
It may sound crazy, but the waste recovery specialist Veolia is mining on England’s streets, and it expects to eventually find £1 million. Your city's streets are most certainly covered with valuable minerals too. See why -- and learn how Veolia's project could inspire a new recycling effort.