Wavin UK: Building Healthy Sustainable Environments

At Wavin, we think of sustainability as a journey rather than a destination. We are fully committed to that journey but recognise that it requires investment and thinking ahead combined with action, challenge and change.

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Sustainability video

Mike Ward, Territory Director at Wavin UK explains how seriously we take sustainability at Wavin UK. Watch the video to see what we are doing to make a difference.

Sustainability brochure

Download our sustainability brochure to find out more about our stance and all of our key initiatives from working towards net zero to carbon emissions to building sustainability into our products. Download the brochure

Environmental management systems

Wavin manufacturing sites operate Environmental Management Systems which comply with the requirements of and are certified to EN ISO 14001:2015, certificate no. 042231. Find out more

Recycore technology

Our Recycore Technology in drain and soil pipes uses over 50% recycled PVC whilst ensuring that products have at least the same proven and excellent performance characteristics as those made with virgin materials. Find out more

Plastic industry

We are active members of a number of industry bodies that are working towards sustainability in the plastics industry. We are pleased to partner with the British Plastics Federation in their Operation Clean Sweep Initiative to achieve zero pellet, flake and powder loss. Find out more

Hepworth Clay - whole life value

Sustainability is at the heart of Hepworth clay from the quarrying and transportation of the completely natural raw material to the energy efficiency, installation, product life expectancy and management of in process production scraps. Find out more

Renewable electricity

At Wavin UK, we have used renewable energy from specialist supplier, Ørsted, since April 2019, to supply natural gas and 100% renewable electricity energy across our four UK sites. A significant reduction of our CO2 emissions by 13,842 tonnes a year!

Wavin purpose

Building healthy, sustainable environments is our core purpose and it drives everything we do from products to process, packaging to production and partnership. Our four pillars help to shape our solutions for the future. Find out more

Safe and efficient water supply

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Young girl drinking safe water

Better sanitation and hygiene

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Boy drawing on pavement - hygiene

Climate resilient cities

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Woman holding umbrella - Climate resilient

Better building performance

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Man designs building - Better building