If you want to make your business more sustainable; waste assessment is an important first step.
Waste assessment quantifies the waste that your business produces across your product or service lifecycle. This information is an important baseline for setting targets and goals around sustainability, Product Stewardship, and for moving your business towards a circular economy.
Whatever your product or service, there is always an opportunity to reduce your waste. 3R have the expertise and experience to assess your waste, identify opportunities to reduce your waste in the short and long term, and highlight potential efficiencies and cost savings.
Save money, improve efficiency, reduce waste. If you want to reduce your impact on the environment, assessing your waste is an important first step. Find the best opportunities with a waste assessment.MORE
You need to make your waste reduction goals a reality. From audits to identifying the most effective opportunities for change. We have the experience to make it happen.More
Improve the efficiency of your business by assessing your waste. We work in partnership with your team to assess your current position then quantify your waste reduction opportunities. A waste audit generates a detailed report, providing you with the numbers you need to set realistic targets.
Your waste assessment can highlight both quick changes and longer term opportunities to reduce your waste. We’re experts in the waste hierarchy and have developed robust processes to help you identify the biggest waste reduction opportunities.
From waste efficiencies to cost savings, with our expertise we make it possible to improve the sustainability of your business.Let’s get started
A waste audit is the starting point for identifying opportunities and setting realistic targets to reduce your waste. We can provide you with a concise, customised report that draws on our expertise and gives you the ability to quantify how much waste your business is producing.
Once your waste audit has been completed, our team of experts will help you explore and innovate to identify next steps. As experts in the waste hierarchy, we can help you prioritise the highest impact opportunities for waste reduction. 3R can also help you identify opportunities for efficiency and cost savings.
Our team is certified to ISO 14001:2015 and ISO 45001:2018 to reduce risk and identify opportunities. Our specially developed processes and systems give us the tools we need to support your teams and deliver your waste reduction projects.Let’s get started
Assessing the opportunity to reduce the waste your business produces is easier with expert help. We know what’s involved and we’ve helped organisations and businesses across New Zealand become more sustainable.
3R have developed a toolkit of services and a team of experts who are passionate about helping you to audit your waste. Take a closer look at the scope of our services and contact us today to find out how we can help you with your waste audit.
Council waste assessments include a full range of options from identifying waste diversion opportunities through to full Waste Management and Minimisation Plans.Let’s get started
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