Fonterra ahead of schedule on emissions reduction

December 2018


Fonterra says its emission reduction efforts are running about a year ahead of schedule. The firm, which has pledged to get its 2030 emissions 30% below those in 2015, and to have net zero emissions by 2050, recently opened a co-fired boiler conversion at its Brightwater plant south of Nelson. The $1.75 million project would reduce the site’s coal use by about 30% and its carbon dioxide emissions by about 2400 tonnes, or the equivalent of 530 cars coming off the road. 
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