Environmental Awareness

Environmental Awareness & Community Involvement

Environmental awareness has long been at the forefront of everything we do at Chemfax. Working with chemicals on a daily basis doesn't mean we can't take proactive steps to reduce our carbon footprint. In fact, when we built our current facility, it was essential that the building be environmentally friendly and help us reduce our energy consumption.

Our chemical manufacturing facility boasts superior insulation, energy-efficient heating and motors, recycling programs and more. At Chemfax, we believe in making every feasible effort to reduce energy consumption and C02 emissions with integrity, ethics and vision.

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Preventative Steps To Protect The Environment

Some of the ways our facility helps us reduce our environmental impact are by:

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Use Of R30 Insulation Instead Of The Standard R20

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Installation Of An Energy-Efficient Heating System To Cut Down On CO2 Emissions

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Energy-Efficient Lighting Installed Throughout The Facility

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Self-Contained Storage Facility In Case Of A Chemical Spill

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An Impermeable Barrier Under The Production Facility. In Case There Is An Accidental Chemical Leak, This Will Prevent Materials From Penetrating The Ground And Water Table

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Energy-Efficient Motors & Equipment To Reduce Energy Consumption

When building our current chemical manufacturing facility in Calgary, we made a point of upgrading to levels above and beyond standard building codes. In fact, at certain outside air temperatures, we even use a state of the art air makeup unit during production to reduce energy consumption and CO2 emissions.

We take all these precautions because the health and safety of our staff, clients and everyone around us is what matters most. By planning for every possibility, we can proactively take steps to prevent a disaster.

Discontinuing Harmful Chemicals

Chemfax aims to be an industry leader and help set the standard for environmental sustainability and measures within our industry. We have shifted our company's operation to focus on environmental care and reducing our carbon footprint.

We have discontinued using many harmful chemicals from our line and replaced them with environmentally friendly products. We had also discontinued using many hazardous ingredients and replaced them before any government regulations were put into place.

Reducing Chemical Waste & Runoff

Part of reducing our environmental impact includes reducing the amount of hazardous waste put out by our company. Due to the finetuned processes Chemfax has created over the years, our annual waste disposal sits at around 100 litres. All of which is properly disposed of following regulatory guidelines.

All possible steps are taken to reduce the generation of waste during manufacturing and shipping. Wherever possible, we have increased batch sizes and run continuous batch production, which reduces waste and water consumption used for cleaning.

Practising ENVIRONMENTAL Care

Chemfax practices environmental care not because we have to but because it's part of our commitment to ethics, integrity, excellence, and a vision to be the best at what we do. We do not simply participate in being environmentally friendly because that is the trend now. We have always believed in pioneering environmentally friendly measures within our industry.

When you choose to work with Chemfax, you can trust that we have environmental care in mind and actively try to reduce our environmental footprint in whatever ways we can.

Chemfax Recycling Program

As part of our commitment to responsible care, Chemfax has had a recycling program in place since 1972. We recycle all paper, cardboard, wood pallets, plastic pails, plastic bags, plastic drums, metal pails and metal drums. We are dedicated to reusing and recycling everywhere possible to avoid creating unnecessary waste.

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