Our commitment for the environment

With our choices we can protect the environment and keep water pure and uncontaminated for future generations.

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Environmental sustainability

We have been committed to environmental sustainability for the past 40 years, implementing a policy to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, which we do by following the principle of the 4Rs.

Rationalization

Rationalization

We invest constantly in research and development, and this has enabled us to adopt new production processes, new materials and new methods.

Recycling

Recycling

We breathe new life into PET bottles, and our product range features packaging made also from recycled plastic (RPET).

Reduction

Reduction

We reduce the use of PET in our packaging. The bottles we produce weigh less, which leads to real energy savings.

Responsibility

Responsibility

We purchase credits to finance environmental defence projects that offset all the CO2 eq emissions generated by our products.

Green Energy

RPET recycling

CO2 offsetting

Production processes

Clean energy

Clean energy

Efficiency, sustainability and environment are the three pillars that guide our decisions to use clean energy.

Together with E.ON Connecting Energies, we have built a new 13.2 MW natural gas-fired trigeneration plant at our Scorzè (Venice) site, using CHCP (Combined Heat, Cooling and Power) technology capable of reducing our CO2 eq emissions.  In the last 3 years, from 2018 to 2021, thanks to the use of the trigenerator we have avoided the emission of 32,525t of CO2 eq.

We have also adopted LED lighting in all our plants and installed photovoltaic modules at Viggianello and Popoli.

Did you know that PET is 100% recyclable?

Did you know that PET is 100% recyclable?

San Benedetto products are made with PET, 100% recyclable plastic. PET packaging complies with the strict hygienic conditions imposed in the food, cosmetic and pharmacological sectors. Furthermore, for the Ecogreen line, we also use recycled plastic.

RPET gives new life to plastic bottles recovered from the environment and separated by type, shredded, ground and then washed. RPET production reduces the use of virgin plastic and results in savings in CO₂ emissions.

CO₂ Zero Impact

CO₂ Zero Impact

Every year we calculate the amount of greenhouse gases generated during the entire life cycle of our products, with the aim of minimising CO₂ emissions. Just think that, for the Ecogreen range, we have neutralised no less than 266.400 tonnes of CO2 equivalent over the last 8 years.
Offsetting means neutralising CO₂ emissions through environmental protection projects.

In this way, emissions that cannot be avoided in one place are reduced or absorbed elsewhere on the Earth. By financing projects that use renewable energy or encourage the planting of trees, real “credits” are generated and these can be used by companies to offset their CO2 eq ""debts"" and become entirely "zero impact".

*Data and information taken from the ISO 14067:2018 Systematic Approach Study - CSQA Certificate of Verification n° 59740, 30/04/2020.

Technological innovation dedicated to the environment

Technological innovation dedicated to the environment

Environmental sustainability is an essential factor in our business model.

For this reason we have initiated a virtuous process along the entire production chain and have succeeded in converting production in favour of the environment in an innovative and distinctive way, reducing the raw material (PET) used by 40% and avoiding waste.

Today, our entire production department uses energy-efficient, low-emission machinery and we continue to strive to improve performance and become even greener.

Innovation for sustainability

32.525 t

of CO2 eq saved from 2018 to 2021

10,500 t

of CO2 eq saved every year

80GWh

electricity supplied in a year

70GWh

thermal energy supplied every year

San Benedetto ECOGREEN CO₂ Zero Impact

Together for the environment

VITTORIO BRUMETTI for San Benedetto

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Voluntary Agreement with the Ministry of Ecologic Transition

Our sense of responsibility and willingness to pursue an innovative path in the name of sustainability.

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