Minimizing Waste: Oracle UK

Minimizing Waste

Turning Waste into Energy


Across our facilities in the UK, we adopted the Waste Management Hierarchy, a set of priorities for the efficient use of resources. Waste that cannot be recycled is converted into energy through incineration. This process diverts a significant portion of our waste from landfill, while reducing dependency on fossil fuels and contributing to the UK’s renewable energy source obligation. Oracle UK first adopted this practice at the Thames Valley Park campus in April 2012, and since then an additional 12 sites have followed suit. In 2015, Oracle facilities in the UK recycled more than 3 million liters of waste (36 percent) and diverted 6 million liters (64 percent) from landfill.