Waste Management Policy

Waste Management Policy

Policy Statement

The Casey Group understands the importance of waste management and its effect on the environment.  The Group is therefore committed to minimizing waste production by employing Reduction, Re-use, and Recycling techniques at every stage of its operations.  The Group is further committed to ensuring that all operations and activities are fully compliant with all current waste management legislation.

Aims

  1. To minimize waste production throughout the Group
  2. To operate within full compliance of Environmental Law

Objectives

  1. Identify areas of waste production throughout the Group
  2. Employ effective waste management practices to identify the most efficient methods to reduce the production of waste and to maximize the re-use or recycling of waste material.
  3. Manage the process to ensure compliance with best practice
  4. Through training and support, ensure that all staff are aware of their responsibilities under Environmental Law and how compliance can be achieved and maintained.

Implementation

The Casey Group will continue to implement Government Guidelines on waste minimisation methods.

Construction operations throughout the Group will embrace the strategy of implementing Site Waste Management Plans on all new contracts.

Through the support of the Groups’ Waste Management Company, all senior managers and directors throughout the Group will complete the Chartered Institute of Waste Management’s Waste Awareness Certificate.

The buying department will actively seek to purchase recycled and reusable materials, where possible and appropriate.

All recoverable material generated within the Groups offices will be collected and recycled through trade outlets.

Through the Company Newsletter staff will be informed of applicable changes to Environmental Law and the impact and effect of any changes will be explained through tool box talks or formal training where necessary.

Appropriate and effective training will be given to employees to ensure the all of the Groups operations follow the EU and Government Guidelines on waste management techniques.

Policy Review

This policy is reviewed annually by the Group Directors and was last reviewed in November 2013.