Quality and Environment Policy


Environmental Management System

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The environment is a common good that we must take care of, since its deterioration is irreversible.

Our commitment to the Environment and respect must be reflected in the execution of the daily tasks of all the personnel that make up the organization.
 
The guidelines indicated in this manual must be applied to all Zontisa personnel.

Good environmental practices

Las Good Environmental Practices can be defined as those actions that aim to reduce the negative environmental impact caused by our processes through changes in the organization of processes and activities. The implementation of Good Environmental Practices must be assumed by the company, understood in its entirety, prior to its application.

The utility of the Good Environmental Practices is due to its simplicity and low cost, as well as to the quick results that are obtained, they are very useful and simple to apply.  

As a result of the implementation of Good Practices, it will be achieved.

Reduce consumption and cost of resources (water, energy, etc).

Decrease the amount of waste produced and facilitate its reuse.

Improve the competitiveness of the company.

Reduce emissions to the atmosphere, noise and water discharges.

Environmental criteria

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Purchases

  • Avoid the purchase of products in packages and packaging composed and unnecessary.
  • Before the purchase, assess the existence of other products, of equal services, that are respectful with the environment.
  • Value the cost of the raw material with ecological criteria.alue the cost of the raw material with ecological criteria.
  • Buy recycled products when possible.
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Light

  • Progressively replace the old incandescent bulbs and fluorescent tubes for low consumption.
  • Turn off the lights of the workplace when they are not necessary.
  • Make the most of natural light.
  • Use independent switches to illuminate only the necessary zones.
  • Turn off the lights of the services when they are not being used..
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Air conditioning

  • Use natural light, keep the windows clean and open the blinds instead of turning on the lights.
  • Maintain the temperature in winter at 20ºC and in summer at 24ºC.
  • Use the air conditioning devices when necessary, avoid currents, close windows and doors.
  • Schedule the air conditioning equipment for the workday.
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Computing

  • Put the computer in consumer saving system, set the screensaver in “black screen” mode.
  • Use printer and photocopier toner and recycle where possible.
  • Update and reuse obsolete computer equipment for less powerful tasks.
  • Turn off the PC and screen at the end of the work day.
  • Return the used toner cartridges for recycling.
  • Shake the toner cartridge and use recycled cartridges.
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Water

  • Close the faucets during the soaping of hands and/or brushing teeth.
  • Install diffusers, pressure limiters or aerators to limit consumption.
  • Make sure to close the taps properly.
  • Place timers or presence detectors for taps.
  • Fix faucet drips and inform users.
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Paper

  • Throw the used paper in specific paper bins.
  • Use of recycled paper for notebooks.
  • Use of recycled paper for notebooks.
  • Use paper written on one side as a paper eraser.
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Waste

  • Do not throw used batteries into the wastebasket, use specific containers.
  • Separate the waste and condition a container to deposit each type.
  • • Apply the code of conduct of the three R’s: reduce, reuse and recycle.
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Vehicle / transport

  • Do preventive maintenance on time.
  • Use long gears when possible.
  • Use public transport or share vehicle whenever possible.
  • Study the routes of the vehicles to optimize the routes.
  • Maintain uniform speed avoiding sudden accelerations and braking.
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Cleaning

  • Monitor the chemical products used in the cleaning, buy products indicated with less environmental aggressiveness.
  • Do not pour the remains of cleaning products into the public sanitation system.
  • Use the products according to the ideal quantities indicated by the manufacturer.
  • Identification of all products, their use and danger.
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Information to employees

  • Provide environmental training to the personal to avoid the acquisition of aggressive products for the environment.
  • Raise awareness among all workers of the need to get involved in the usual practices.
  • Facilitate the knowledge of the symbols of danger and toxicity and those that identify organic products.