Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Cleanaway doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 18

Cleanaway has a DitchCarbon Score of 18 out of 100, indicating a low performance in sustainability measures. This suggests that Cleanaway’s carbon intensity is relatively high, reflecting a need for significant improvement in reducing emissions. The company’s current strategies may not be effectively minimizing their environmental impact in terms of carbon emissions.

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

Industry emissions intensity

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Card Factory, a company in the finance sector, has a carbon intensity ranking of very low. 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

Cleanaway, located in Australia, operates in a region with a very high carbon intensity rating. This suggests that the company’s sustainability efforts may be negatively impacted by the country’s overall high carbon emissions.

...this company is doing 25.69% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Cleanaway Waste Management Limited, founded in 1989 and headquartered in Melbourne, is Australia’s largest waste management company. The company operates across more than 200 locations nationwide, employing over 4,000 staff to provide comprehensive waste management and recycling services. Cleanaway offers solutions for general waste, recycling, industrial services, and resource recovery, aiming to transform waste into valuable resources.

Bad news, Cleanaway hasn't committed to SBTi targets yet

Cleanaway has not yet established specific commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This means the company is still in the process of defining clear, science-based emissions reduction targets to align with global efforts to limit warming.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Cleanaway should explore opportunities for fuel switching in their transportation and operations to potentially reduce their emissions by 15%.
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Our methodology

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