Since 2020, April 8th, Synertek has received level Performance of ICI on recycle + certification.
To guide our actions, we first adopted a Residual Materials Management Policy and a Procurement Policy. Then we adopted numerous actions. Here are 10 of them to inspire your organization.
- Supply only with paper containing a minimum of 30 % minimum post-consumer fibers
- Add a sorting area for hazardous materials such as batteries, print cartridges, painting, bulbs and electronic supply
- Replace individual format with bulk products for household cleaning products and condiments
- Add hand dryer in bathrooms
- Add organic waste bin for hand paper in bathrooms
- Replace disposable cups with washable glasses and cups
- Buy washable dishes and utensils for our social events
- Replace disposable office supply with rechargeable supply e.g. scotch tape and whiteboard markers
- Forbid water bottles on workplaces and remplace water dispensers with water coolers directly connected on tap water
- Make industrial rags out of old work uniforms
Next step : we will characterize our residual materials to evaluate our performance and reduce the amount generated.
Interested to get the certification ? Go on Recyc-Quebec website to discover more.