It’s Recycle Week, the nation’s annual celebration of recycling and an opportunity for us all to consider how we can ‘Step It Up’ in our efforts to recycle and re-use more of the right things, more often.
Glen Mallan jetty
It has been a busy and challenging year for DIO. In addition to supporting the government’s wider COVID-19 relief efforts, we continued to deliver on a range of key projects and programmes for our customers and staff throughout the UK and abroad. Let’s look back at some of the year’s main achievements.
This week, marks one year since we started construction work to refurbish the Northern Ammunition Jetty in Glen Mallan, Scotland, to support the Royal Navy’s surface fleet and aircraft carriers in loading and unloading ammunition.
Its Recycle Week and I’d like to highlight some of the excellent work that has happened to support recycling across the UK Defence estate.
The MOD’s sustainability strategy aims to reduce defence’s contribution to carbon and greenhouse emissions on the defence estate.
One of the biggest projects underway across the Ministry of Defence at present is the redevelopment of the Northern Ammunition Jetty in Glen Mallan to support the Royal Navy’s surface fleet in loading and unloading ammunition.