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Our Manufacturing 2016 2017
Total materials purchased by Coats (tonnes) 146,394 138,589
Materials used in Coats products (tonnes) 95,261 93,268

Materials purchased from non-renewable sources (tonnes)

123,915 115,564

Total energy used to manufacture Coats products (million kWh)

829 823
Electricity used (%) 30% 29%
Natural gas used (%) 35% 34%
Oil used (%) 6% 7%
Coal used (%) 0% 0%
Other fuels used (%) 29% 30%

Energy used per unit of production (kWh per kg dyed product)

11.9 11.5
 

Total renewable energy used (%)

28.6% 28.5%

Volume of water used to manufacture Coats products (million cubic metres).

8.2 8.0
Municipal supply (%) 38% 39%
Ground water source (%) 26% 24%
Natural watercourses and reservoirs (%) 28% 27%
Other (%) 8% 11%

Water used per unit of production (litres per kg dyed product)

118 112

Percentage of packaging made from recycled materials

58% 57%
Total waste generated (tonnes) - 7,538

Waste material generated as a proportion of the raw materials used in manufacturing (%)

4.5% 8.1%

 

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