Impact of environmental initiatives taken up by the Melbourne Cricket Club

Last Modified: Mon Jun 05 2017 14:05:35 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • $8 million
    estimated cost of the energy efficiency upgrade project, which began in May 2014 in association with Siemens have delivered a host of significant environment savings. The project was completed end of 2015. Click/Tap for more.
  • 5.75 years
    number of years that the light towers can be powered from the energy saved due to the energy efficiency initiatives undertaken.
  • 835
    Number of houses that the MCG's annual energy savings would be able to power for a year, thanks to energy efficiency upgrades in partnership with Siemens.
  • 1,735 tonnes
    of rubbish has been diverted from landfill to date.
  • 77%
    of all waste at the MCG was recycled in 2016 - up from 62% in 2013.
  • 100,000
    Number of soft plastic items taken from the MCG recycling program to make 40 new bollards in Yarra Park.
  • 72
    Olympic size swimming pools could be filled with the water that the Water Recycling Facility produces annually.
  • 100%
    recyclable carpet continues to be used installed around the stadium. In comparison, normal carpet can sit in landfill for 40-50 years before decomposting.