Rolls-Royce has set a new target to recycle 75% of all waste materials generated at its Goodwood, UK, facilities by the end of 2007.

As part of the company's commitment to sustainability, a new dedicated waste management centre has been set up at the manufacturing plant and head office to recycle all types of waste materials.

Employees are encouraged to recycle wherever possible and currently over 60% of all waste items are recycled. Parts ordered for production of the cars are delivered to Goodwood packaged in recyclable containers, which are returned for re-use.

Remnants from the wood shop are utilised by manufacturers of wooden products. Leather off-cuts are sold to buyers all over the world for use in other industries, for instance the fashion industry.

Landscape debris and the weeds cleared from the lake, in the 42 acre grounds, are composted for use on the Goodwood Estate organic farm.

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