It is important to Abena that our products have the lowest possible impact on the climate and the environment.
We accept the challenge, and we subject ourselves to 3rd party control to ensure that our actions back up our rhetoric – so you can do business with us with a clean conscience.
The EU estimates that 3 billion tonnes of waste is thrown away in Europe every year. This number continues to rise and the OECD calculates that it will have increased by 45% in 2020, if nothing is done to reverse the problem. [Source: OECD]
At Abena we do not want to add to that statistic. We realise that running a production facility can affect the environment, therefore we take every possible precaution to keep our waste level at an absolute minimum.
Our own production in Denmark recycles 95% of all waste coming from our production of continence pads and baby nappies.
Abena’s waste is collected and sold to recycling companies, where it is processed and transformed into new raw materials. This allows us to handle waste in an environment friendly way that helps decrease the exploitation of natural resources.