Waste audit guide

Waste audit guide

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waste auditguideWhakatepea te loo, kia kotahi We’re in it together 09 379 4420 WWW.ARC.GOVT.NZIn assessing waste generation in the industrial sector is becoming do you know the common practice to carry out a waste minimisation audit. This is an analytical tool designed to assure industrial managers that their total cost of your organisation is operating in an environmentally safe and economically company’s waste efficient manner. It is used to document the types and quantities of waste generated by an organisation. It provides a systematic approach disposal? to identify and evaluate different waste reduction options. The Audit will examine production methods to check:● efficienciesdo you know ● costs● wasteswhere the waste is generated in your In most cases the introduction of waste minimisation practices within a company does reduce costs.company?In order to implement successful waste minimisation practices you need to:a set corporate goals for waste minimisation with specific percentages and timetablesb allocate responsibility, time and financial support for the entire waste minimisation programmec involve all employees at all levels of the organisationWaste Minimisation Audit ProcessWhat to look fora look at the types and quantities of waste produced;b look for changes in the operations that could reduce the production of wastes;c look for materials that could be reduced or recycled or recycled within the companyNote: there are ...

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waste  audit guide
Whakatepea te loo, kia kotahi We’re in it together909730244 WWW.ARC.GOVT.NZ
do you know the total cost of your company’s waste disposal?
do you know where the waste is generated in your company?
Inassessingwastegenerationintheindustrialsectorisbecoming  commonpracticetocarryoutawasteminimisationaudit.Thisis  ananalyticaltooldesignedtoassureindustrialmanagersthattheir  organisationisoperatinginanenvironmentallysafeandeconomically efcientmanner.Itisusedtodocumentthetypesandquantitiesof  wastegeneratedbyanorganisation.Itprovidesasystematicapproach  toidentifyandevaluatedifferentwastereductionoptions.TheAuditwill  examineproductionmethodstocheck:
efficiencies costs wastes
Inmostcasestheintroductionofwasteminimisationpracticeswithina  companydoesreducecosts. Inordertoimplementsuccessfulwasteminimisationpracticesyou  needto: asetcorporategoalsforwasteminimisationwithspecic percentagesandtimetables ballocateresponsibility,timeandnancialsupportfortheentire  wasteminimisationprogramme cinvolveallemployeesatalllevelsoftheorganisation
WasteMinimisationAuditProcess
Whattolookfor alookatthetypesandquantitiesofwasteproduced; blookontiucodprenisehthcregnafodecuehtcuodlronsthatoperati ofwastes; clookformaterialsthatcouldbereducedorrecycledorrecycled withinthecompany
Note:therearerecyclingsystemsavailablefor:paper,glass,aluminium,metal andsomecategoriesofplastic.RingEnviroline093662070forindustry  contacts.
Wheretolook Lookateveryactivityinyourcompany ainbuildingandmaintenanceoperations binofceandadministrationareas cinwarehousingandstorageareas dinreceivinganddistributionareas erpehtnicessprotionoduc finaioterecfaanosaerparetiraforpod
Howtolook aateachareaaskwhatisbeingdone?  bwhattypeofoperationisthis? chowdoesthisoperationgeneratewaste? dwhatisthecostofdisposal? edfoathhotweiosmetmhiswastedispose?nt fisthiswastegenerationnormaloranaccidentalamount? g isthiswastetotal?m/nohtyl/yewkeylodetareliadaneng hdoesthno?otassesemonasyravorfaweets Iisanyofthiswastestored? jiskbeteppasetera?tildoucd?xemietsaweht kcouldwedosomethingwiththiswaste?
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in plant survey -where to start
factors to evaluate
drawadiagramoftheplantlayout
show: sewerslayout locationofalldrainsandrubbishbins stormwaterdrains naldischargepointsforefuent tradewastesewer owdiagramofallmaterials storageareasforbulkmaterialsincoming dangerousgoodsstorage nubngdiorfropctteoinfosoterdamterials
checkcompanyrecordsforthefollowing: purchasingordersforrawmaterials/machineryplant waterandsewercosts solidandhazardouswastemanagementcosts costsofoperatingonsitetreatmentunits productionrecords waterusagerates materialsafetydatasheets manifestsannualreports environemnlatmrepsti
Stage1-humanfactors
allstafffromtopmanagementdownshouldbeawareandcommitted toreducingwaste
trainedstaffmakeresponsiblewastemanagementdecisions
doyouhaveaprogrammetomakeyouremployeesawareofwaste  managementgoals? areyourwastemanagementpersonnelfullytrained? doyouknowthecostoftrainingpersonneltomanagehazardous waste? doyoufeelthatyouremployeesknowthingsaboutyourplantthatyou  couldtakeadvantageof? doyoulookonregulatoryrequirementssolelyasburdens?haveyou  triedtoreducethecostofcompliancebychangesinmanagement  strategies?
Stage2-plantlayoutandwastesegregation
bykeepingwastesseparatetheyareeasiertoprocessandrecycle
doyouknowthelocationofalldrainsandrubbishbins?doyouknow  binremovalschedulesanddestinations? wheredodrainslead?isaccesscontrolledorcouldsomeoneuse  oneforaconvenientdump? canyoudrawaprocessowdiagramshowingrawmaterialsand  energyin,productout,by-productsout,andreturnows? areby-products(whichcanbereused)mixedtogetherorsegregated? canyoundtheend-pointofeachby-productoutput? doyouknowcharacteristicsandvaluesofeachby-product separately?
Stage3-wateruseandreuse
washdownwaterfromvehicles,machineryorcontainerscancontain oil,grit,dirt,concrete,dustorchemicals.Thesematerialsshouldnot  getintostormwatergrates.
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