Diageo (Leven)

VIBES Award: Hydro Nation Award

Sponsored by Scottish Government



  • 40% of Diageo’s spirit for the International Supply Centre is bottled on site - over 40,000,000 cases per year
  • Several different systems interlink to offer total environmental protection in the event of a loss of containment on site
  • Uses slam shut valves to contain spillages Within the sites current infrastructure
  • Final stage is inline NIR (Near Infrared) analysis on each waste stream into the effluent tank
  • £1.4million invested in this area since 2011
  • In August 2017 water efficiency showed a 6% reduction when compared with the same period in the previous year
  • The dilution water used for effluent consent decreased by 20% giving a  saving of 2.7 million litres
  • From F15 – Present the site have reduced water consumption by 16% saving 33million litres of water

Coming soon

To view PDF files you may need to download Adobe® Reader® software which is the free global standard for reliably viewing, printing, and commenting on PDF documents. Download Adobe® Reader®

Our Sponsors & Partners

2020 Scotland's Climate Group
Anglian Water Business
Energy Saving Trust
Highlands and Islands Enterprise
Edinburgh centre for carbon innovation
Pernod Ricard
Scottish Enterprise
Farne Salmon
Scottish Water
The Scottish Government
The University of Stirling, Management School
Zero Waste Scotland
Edinburgh Trams

Latest News

Scotland’s sustainable businesses leading the UK at European Awards

Scotland’s sustainable businesses are 10 out of the 11 UK business shortlisted for the 2018 European Business Awards for the Environment (EBAE) from Scotland.


Last call to find Scotland’s Green Business Champions

The search for Scotland’s best green businesses is drawing to a close this week with just a few days remaining for companies to enter the VIBES – Scottish Environment Business Awards.

Read more