Environmental Policy

General

Virtual Forms Pty Ltd will comply with all local, state and federal laws and regulations on:

  • disposing of hazardous waste (including EPA’s list of prescribed industrial waste), trade waste (i.e. waste added to the sewer) and waste water 
  • safe handling, storage and transport of hazardous waste and dangerous goods
  • noise
  • land use
  • air pollution and carbon emissions

Virtual Forms Pty Ltd will aim to increase energy and water efficiency, and seek opportunities for reducing and recycling waste. To do this, we will:

  • investigate ways to reduce consumption or recycle waste
  • publish monthly energy and water use on the staff notice board including savings made, and report on greenhouse gas emissions
  • give preference to maintenance and other contractors using green products

Energy

  • buy electrical and lighting systems rated as energy efficient
  • turn off electrical lighting and appliances when not in use
  • use accredited green power, either in part or whole

Water

  • buy appliances rated as water efficient
  • ensure plumbing devices are fitted with built-in flow restrictors in kitchen and washing up areas

Waste

  • recycle all waste paper, bottles, plastics and cans
  • look for opportunities to exchange waste on the waste exchange database website (wasteexchange.net.au)
Document Details
Location: 
Sydney
Department: 
All Departments
Type: 
Policy
Owner: 
David Poynter
Issue Due: 
Friday, 7 June 2013
Source: 
An online document
Cross Reference: 
Not applicable
Retention: 
7 Years

Tasks

Type Priority Owner Scheduled Completed
Audit High Mary Johnson 30 Jul 2014 - 9:30am 1 Aug 2014 view
Review Low David Poynter 20 Oct 2014 - 3:00pm - view
Audit High Mary Johnson 25 Nov 2014 - 1:15pm - view