Tag: Bottom Line

How Safety Training Can Improve the Bottom Line

While building and maintaining a forward-looking EHS compliance assurance program is vital for ensuring your organization is mitigating its risks of violations and fines, it’s also important to proactively provide safety training to employees. Not only does safety training protect the workers’ health and well-being, it also can improve your company’s bottom line.

Green Power Purchasing—The Benefits

Green Power Purchasing—The Benefits Making the commitment to clean power brings with it important dividends—the right to make claims about renewable energy use and to seek the positive recognition that goes along with it. To do this right, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Energy (DOE) have developed recommendations companies can follow. […]

Green Power Purchasing—The Options

Green Power Purchasing—The Options In the “Guide to Purchasing Green Power,” green power is defined broadly by the EPA and DOE as “environmentally preferable energy and energy technologies, both electric and thermal.” Specifically, green power includes “electricity generated by solar, wind, geothermal, biogas, biomass, and low impact hydroelectric sources.” For most of us who are […]

PCB Bulk Product vs. Remediation Waste

In recent years, EPA has learned a great deal about the extent to which products manufactured to contain PCBs (e.g., paint and caulk) were used in many buildings, including schools, before the manufacture of PCBs was banned by the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). As more buildings were discovered to have PCB contamination, it was […]