Environmental sustainability audits – An environmental audit is a complete checkup, done on your business in order to gauge the state of your environmental compliance with regulations. Most importantly, it helps keep your facility out of trouble from regulators, and free of fines and penalties. An audit helps you determine where you stand, sets you on a path to correct the deficiencies and ensures you are complying. A facility that conducts regular audits and follows up on the results good or bad, stands a much greater chance of avoiding problems in the future
Carbon footprint evaluation – A carbon footprint is a measure of the amount of carbon dioxide emissions associated with a person or business. The amount of emissions contributes to the greenhouse effect. The amount of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions include the carbon-containing gases carbon dioxide and methane are emitted through the burning of fossil fuels, land clearance and the production and consumption of food, manufactured goods, materials, wood, roads, buildings, transportation and other services are harmful to the environment. Helping to evaluate your business and lower your carbon footprint will go a long way in protecting our planet for the future.
Circular economy program assessment- A circular economy is an economic system aimed at eliminating waste and the continual use of resources by implementing programs that extend the lifecycle of a product. Circular systems employ reuse, share, repair, refurbish, remanufacture and recycle to create a close-loop system. This reduces the creation of waste, pollution and carbon emissions. The circular economy’s purpose is to keep products, equipment and infrastructure in use for longer, thereby improving the productivity of these resources. Any waste material should and could be used for another process either for another industrial process or as a regenerative resource for nature, for example compost. We can help assess your business and make recommendations in area to improve.
GRI Reporting assistance – Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) is an organization that sets standards to help businesses, governments and other organizations report their economic, environmental and social performance. It helps to understand and communicate their impact on issues such as climate change, human rights and corruption. The report assesses whether (GRI) reporting has any direct and positive impact on environmental sustainability performance, and more specifically on CO 2 emissions of the reporting companies. We can assist in understand your score report and advise on corrective measures to lower your score, which ultimately could be helpful in promoting your business.
Phase I Environmental Site Assessments – (ESA) are conducted in order to learn about a property’s past use, the environmental conditions at the site and adjoining sites, and the likely presence of hazardous substances. Detail Associates conducts and prepares reports in accordance with the EPA Standards and Practices.
Phase II Environmental Audits – A Phase II assessment is conducted to confirm the presence (or absence) of known or suspected contamination. A Phase II audit involves the collection and analysis of soil and/or groundwater samples.
Blog Posts About Environmental Testing and Assessments
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