Twickenham Stadium continues to prioritise environmental
sustainability with the ongoing threat of man-made climate change.
The last year has seen the organisation commence the 2050 net zero
corporate strategy planning which will contribute to the required
global climate action and ensure a continued sustainable pathway
for the RFU.
Twickenham Stadium has driven a significant reduction in
operational energy consumption through improving system
performance, retro-fitting energy efficient solutions, shutting
down utilities in unoccupied areas and extensive staff and
The stadium has operated under a "Zero waste to landfill policy"
for the last 8 years. This is achieved by all of the stadiums food
waste being composted using an anaerobic digestion unit that
produces both electricity and fertiliser, additionally, all
recyclables are sent to state of the art recycling plant operated
by Grundon for recycling. Any waste that is unsuitable for
recycling is incinerated to provide energy back to the National
In partnership with Levy UK, 95% of our food is now prepared and
cooked onsite using at least 80% British ingredients and all
cooking oil recycled.
Controls implemented in recent years have continued, including
meeting the International Standards Organisation ISO 20121 for
sustainable event management, the Carbon Reduction Commitment
Energy Efficiency Scheme and Energy Saving Opportunity Scheme.