Sustainable Development Office Targets

Sustainable Development Office Targets




To reduce electricity consumption

Reduce electricity usage by 20%

To reduce gas consumption

Reduce gas usage by 40%

To reduce water consumption

Reduce water usage by 20%

To reduce the amount of waste sent to landfill

Increase the amount of waste recycled within Parliament Buildings to 85%*

To increase food recycling

Increase food recycling to 70%

To reduce paper consumption

Reduce paper consumption by 50%

To improve the Northern Ireland Assembly’s Environmental performance

To continue with the Employee Supported Volunteering and encourage staff to avail of it.


To commit the Northern Ireland Assembly to participate in 3 specific challenges per year.


*Zero waste will go to landfill following secondary segregation by the onsite waste contractor

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