management and environmental action are receiving increased attention.
All levels of government throughout North America are responding
to the impact of waste disposal on the environment with increased
regulations and incentives for improved waste management practices.
The waste audit approach to waste resources has in fact become law
in many North American provinces and states.
In the late 1990's, the International Standards Organization (ISO)
developed and released its ISO 14000 - Environmental Management
System (EMS). An EMS should also contain regularly scheduled waste
assessments for both hazardous and non-hazardous solid and liquid
Every business is unique and will need to periodically re-evaluate
its waste management practices. In general, the purpose of an audit
is to help a business or institution identify 4R’s (rethink,
reduce, reuse, recycle) opportunities that will benefit their organization
and the community.
In order to develop a detailed picture of your current status, Recanex
Corporation’s experienced staff:
• Examine your current handling
and waste collection systems
• Analyze the composition of
your waste stream
• Quantify and qualify the types
of waste generated
• Review the effectiveness of
your current system and identify potential areas of opportunity
• Create an achievable Action
feel that an integral part of any audit is to communicate our findings
and recommendations. We will prepare and assist you with promoting
your waste minimization program.