New information sent 2021 in Italics
- 100% renewable energy at the stadium and training ground, through renewable energy provider
- LED lighting used including floodlights
- Planned roll out across the stadium to change and/or covert 75% of its traditional fluorescent lighting units to LED. The club replaced its existing metal halide floodlighting system with LED technology in 2016, doubling the light output, but reducing its energy consumption
- Since 2013 Burnley Football Club have partnered with an energy management consultancy, to become a more sustainable and energy efficient club
- Club is ESOS compliant and has undergone energy audits to identify energy saving opportunities and carbon reduction strategies across the Stadium and training ground
- Burnley Football Club takes sustainability seriously and is in the process of building a new energy policy which will be used to educate staff on the importance of carbon reduction and reducing energy waste
- Club is working with its energy partner to identify solutions to reduce its energy waste and carbon output and improve performance of electrical equipment across the estate. With plans to reduce the club’s energy consumption on both match day and non-match day activities
- Accessible by train and bus
- Work closely with our local bus companies, supporting public transport methods where possible
- The club provides bike racks and storage boxes for staff and visitors at the stadium to encourage less people to travel by car and actively support the Governments ‘cycle to work scheme’
- ‘Car share scheme’ established and operated by the 1st team players, where they have purchased a minibus to transport themselves to and from training sessions during the week
Single Use Plastic Reduction/Removal
- Removed the supply and use of single use plastic water bottles at the training ground; providing the playing, coaching and back room staff with reusable plastic bottles
- Further investigation is taking place at the stadium to introduce a similar scheme
- Removed the use of plastic carrier bags in the Clarets Store and replaced them with recyclable paper bags with purchase
- 2021 Update: 0% of our waste now goes to landfill. It is used to produce electricity.
- 2021 Update: Burnley FC has developed a partnership with a company that recycles IT equipment. Old IT equipment is either broken down into component parts and recycled, or is refurbished for reuse. In return for our old equipment the recycling company will donate trees to be planted on Burnley FC and Burnley FC in the Community sites (Winter 2021/22 – tree planting season).
- 2021 Update: Burnley FC has also developed a partnership with a furniture recycling company, with the aim of ensuring that old/broken furniture is fully recycled, or refurbished for re-use, rather than it going to landfill.
- Plastics, cardboard and glass are separated at source and are then further processed at the recycling plant
- Recycling bins are used at the stadium and training ground, but these aren’t supporter/customer facing
- Work closely with waste collection providers to ensure our ambition to be a zero-waste organisation is embraced and worked towards
- 2021 Update: The stadium is currently undergoing a programme of toilet cistern replacement in its concourse areas. New toilet cisterns use between 3 and 6L on a dual flush system compared to the 11L single flush cistern they replace. One corporate area has also undergone a complete refurbishment with similar reduced capacity toilets installed.
- In approximately 50% of the stadium, volume of water used by supporters on match days by introducing ‘flow aerators’ into all concourse and lounge toilet taps, reducing the water volume of individual w.c. flushes
- Permitted to extract water form the adjacent river at our training complex, reducing the demand on the mains water supply to service the pitch irrigation system
Plant based/low carbon food
- Approximately 50% of food suppliers are local. Work with catering suppliers to ensure where possible, the procurement and supply chain is sustainable with produce locally grown. For example, beef is sourced from the Ribble Valley (10 miles away), match day pie provider is also 10 miles away
- No vegan or plant based options available
- No information found or provided
Information sourced directly from Burnley FC staff, website and third party websites
Information updated November 4th 2019