Your Complete Guide to Data Centre Sustainability

Unlock Sustainable Excellence: An In-Depth Checklist for Evaluating Your Data Centre Sustainability with Targeted Questions that Ensure Excellence 

  • Energy Efficiency

  • Water Management

  • Waste Management

  • Materials and Construction 

  • Certifications and Industry Standards

  • Commitment to Continuous Improvement

  • Community Engagement

  • Data Centre Sustainability KPIs

  • Employee Engagement

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Experience the NEXTDC Advantage


As certified members of the Australian Government's Climate Active program, we are committed to offering carbon-neutral solutions to our customers, supporting their business needs in the most ethical and sustainable way possible.


Australia's first NABERS 5-star rated data centre. Our certification through the National Australian Built Environment Rating System (NABERS) has set a high benchmark by achieving a level of energy efficiency not previously attained in the industry


International Environmental Management System certification. This certification has been achieved for all NEXTDC data centres and Head Office.  
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Our eWaste management and recycling program for end-of-life hardware is active at every facility and allows our customers to dispose of their retired equipment for free, with the peace of mind that we will recycle everything that can be, and safely dispose of what cannot.


In 2021, NEXTDC launched NEXTneutral: a service which allows our customers to offset all the carbon generated by their IT equipment and environments colocated in any of our data centres nationally. 


True Certification. Achieved more than 90% diversion rate at four of our facilities in FY23, with S1 facility becoming the first data centre in Australia to achieve TRUE Zero Waste certification well ahead of the plan in August 2023