Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Biffa doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 8

Biffa has a DitchCarbon Score of 8 out of 100, indicating a low performance in sustainability measures. This suggests that Biffa’s carbon intensity is high, reflecting significant room for improvement in reducing emissions. The company’s current strategies may not be effectively mitigating their environmental impact.

This was calculated based on 30+ company specific emissions data points, the higher the score, the better. Check out our methodology.

Industry emissions intensity

Very low




Very high

Biffa is part of the waste management industry, which has a carbon intensity ranking of medium. Some industries are more damaging than others, this ranking gives you an indication of how carbon intensive the industry is which this company operates in.

Location emissions intensity

Very low




Very high

Biffa, located in the United Kingdom, benefits from the country’s very low carbon intensity rating. This advantageous position supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its overall carbon footprint.

...this company is doing 35.69% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Biffa, founded in 1912 and headquartered in High Wycombe, operates within the waste management industry in the UK. As a nationwide integrated waste management business, Biffa offers collection, treatment, recycling, and energy generation services through advanced technology. The company is dedicated to sustainable waste solutions, serving commercial, industrial, and public sector clients across the UK.

Good news, Biffa has made solid SBTi commitments

Biffa has pledged to align its operations and strategies with the Science Based Targets initiative to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions. This commitment involves setting science-based emissions reduction targets that are consistent with keeping global warming below 2 degrees Celsius.

There’s always room for improvement,

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Our methodology

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