The Carbon Trust Standard for Zero Waste to Landfill

The Carbon Trust Standard for Zero Waste to Landfill recognises organisations that demonstrate leadership in waste management.


The Carbon Trust Standard or Zero Waste to Landfill helps organisations develop and communicate their leadership in waste management.

Carbon Trust Standard - Zero Waste to Landfill

Circular economy is a key instrument to achieving Net Zero, and this certification recognises organisations taking a best practice approach to waste management, actively diverting all appropriate waste streams from landfill. This Standard also provides advice on waste arisings reduction, therefore enabling ongoing progress. 


  • Be recognised as an organisation leading in environmental responsibility 
  • Demonstrate credibility in corporate sustainability actions
  • Enhance trust through the transparency and rigour of the assessment 
  • Receive expert advice to drive continuous improvement 

Case study - Zero Waste to Landfill in Costa Rica