We aim for carbon neutrality by improving energy efficiency and using renewable electricity. Our system has cut carbon footprint by 90% and boosted energy efficiency of customer facilities up to 50% in a decade.


  1. Energy efficient waste management systems
    Our Envac systems’ energy usage per tonne has decreased by up to 50% through retrofitting. Our future aim is to reach an average of 100 kWh/tonne by 2030, globally reducing electricity usage.
  2. Energy efficient solutions
    Envac Automation Platform (EAP) is an Artificial Intelligence platform that enables pneumatic waste collection systems to learn and optimise over time.
  3. User recycling engagement and awareness
    With the ReFlow app, users receive guidance on sorting recyclables, as well as feedback on their recycling performance and impact on the environment.

Global lifecycle analysis (LCA)

By 2023, we will use key performance indicators to measure both qualitative and quantitative aspects of the environmental impact of Envac’s system. Furthermore, the new global lifecycle analysis (LCA) will provide a deeper understanding of the critical areas for achieving carbon neutrality in the future.

<50 kWh/tonne

collected waste on average

possibility with modernisation globally (system operational energy)

Note: Breakthrough improvement in last two decades, from 270 kWh/tonne


Here is the emission impact data of our operations, and we will use LCA going forward to reduce our footprint with a more efficient approach. This data also defines the baseline for our continuous work towards a sustainable action plan. The new global information system will help us qualitatively collect relevant data and improve the guidelines.

Resource Efficient Operations (offices)

t CO2 e
Total emission from internal buildings and offices (Scope 3)
Total emission from internal buildings and offices (Scope 2, Location based)

Resource Efficient Operations (vehicles)

t CO2 e
Total emissions from company Machinery
Total emissions from Company Waste collection trucks (Scope 1)
Total emissions from Company Service vans (Scope 2)
Total emissions from Company Service vans (Scope 1)
Total emissions from company Cars (Scope 2)
Total emissions from company Cars (Scope 1)

Emissions from transport (products to customer-site)
– scope 3, North Europe

Efficient & robust technology allows us to reduce energy use yearly

Stella Futura batteries together with our automation platform has optimised the effect of batteries to reduce power consumption during peak hours by up to 70%

The project started in 2022 and has five more battery installations in the plan for the Stockholm area. The current system is levelling out peaks in electricity use, called peak shavings that reduce power costs and energy load. Currently, in many countries, electricity prices are higher than normal and peak loads are a challenge to manage. Envac’s automated system along with Stella Futura’s battery is designed to accommodate these peak loads.

During the project, Envac implemented the latest generation control system supporting peak load management. The new control systems tuned operation has reduced energy consumption by up to 30%. Overall Envac’s automated system maximizes the effect of batteries leading to up to 70% reduced power consumption during peak hours.

Collaborating with urban innovators at Envac is inspiring. We're working towards sustainable cities and making waste management affordable. This partnership offers new opportunities for progressive administrations.

Accelerating the green transition

  • A new ‘Pioneer the Possible: Accelerating the Green Transition’ exhibition in Washington D.C. highlights various proven green solutions from Sweden that can help US cities to achieve their sustainability objectives.
  • Envac’s waste collection solutions are a key part of the exhibition as they can help cities to reduce emissions and promote sustainability.


Carbon neutral operations by 2030

Reduce all carbon emissions from our operations and external customer site operations

< 0
kWh/tonne possibility on all systems globally

Deliver energy efficient solutions to our customers and modernise the existing systems

ReFlow users by 2023

Digital transformation through Envac ReFlow app and automation platform

ReFlow users by 2027

Digital transformation through Envac ReFlow app and automation platform

Case Studies

…one city, one world, one planet at a time


The King Abdullah Financial District (KAFD) is a 1.6 million square meter mixed-use neighbourhood with a strong sustainability profile that is being developed in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

  • Four separate Envac systems with a total of 160 waste inlets, 16 public litter bins and 21 km of piping will collect an estimated 140 tonnes of waste in two fractions – general and recyclable.
  • The system will be equipped with Envac’s Automation Platform (EAP), which is proven to reduce energy consumption by up to 50%.
  • The project is aiming to become the largest Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum certified neighbourhood in the world.

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