The client sought-after a new and innovative program that would generate waste minimisation and achieve the World’s first 100% waste diversion from landfill event – resulting in a mass of environmental and economic benefits.
Incognitus was engaged to deliver a waste Management solution which would enable the event to divert 100% of waste from landfill. To achieve the environmental advantage, a 7 step strategy was implemented by Incognitus, to lead the projects ultimate goal of achieving zero waste to landfill.
Incognitus was able to recruit over 4,200 cleaning and housekeeping staff that would deploy 3.2 million man hours of work distributed over 25 Olympic and Paralympic venues including the 19,000 bed Athletes Village in Stratford Olympic park – effectively the largest hotel in the world.
How did Incognitus do it?
The success of the event would be based on a number of key innovations in terms of best practise waste and operational management. By being in total control of the project – through pre planning, strategic event management and post event analysis and identification, Incognitus were able to measure the waste diversion very accurately.
The methodology included;
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