Geberit, supplier of drainage systems, were presented with ‘The Green Supplier of the Year’ award at the recent ‘Construction News Green Awards 2007’.
Presented at the Hurlington Club, London, the award recognises Geberit’s commitment to affecting positive change to the environment.
Geberit first developed a comprehensive environmental strategy in the 1990s, which established sustainability as a central theme within the company.
As part of their environmental strategy, Geberit have produced a code of conduct for handling resources. They mill and reuse 100% of the waste parts in the production process of their HDPE drainage systems and participate in the Climate Change Levy to improve energy efficiency and reduce CO2 emissions.
Managing director Mike Hürlimann said: “We are delighted to have received this prestigious award as it recognises our continued investment in reducing the impact on the environment. Sustainability is an ongoing theme for us and we continuously set ourselves challenging goals to ensure our work in this area continues to produce positive results”.