Vermi Industries Sdn Bhd has established the Environmental Policy in August 2016. The function of the policy is to emphasize minimizing the creation of wastes and pollution, complying with environmental regulator and practicing self-regulation.
Every year, environment budgeting is being listed as the compulsory budgeting for this company. As the scheduled waste and wastewater treatment plant is an environment-controlled method in this company, the budgeting for both operational costs is about RM 100,000.00 per year.
To shows our concern on the environment, our company has done several programs that promote to the healthy environment. The list of programs that we made to preserved our environment is show as following:
1. GO GREEN CAMPAIGN
To show our support to the clean environment, our company takes the first step in keeping the clean environment with supporting the Go Green Campaign. The type of campaign that we choose is the recycling program. Our company generates a lot of plastic and paper base waste form daily production and packaging activity. Around 3-metric tons of plastic bag and 2-metric tons of paper base waste has been generated per month. We collect the waste and give it to the recycling facilities to recycle purpose.
The plastic material that been use for packaging process were generated plastic base waste.
The plastic waste that been generated from packaging process will be collected and store before handling to the recycle facilities.
The used paper from office, wrapping rolls and carton box from goods packaging will generate paper base waste.
The paper waste that been generated from packaging and used paper from the office will be collected and stored before handling to the recycling facilities.
2. ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING COMMITTEE (EMC)
To make sure the environment quality in this company is always in a safe environment, our company establish environmental monitoring committee (EMC) to monitor the waste that been generated in this company is being treated or neutralize before being discharged to the environment.
This committee will ensure the environmental quality in this company is following the guidelines or standard that been given by DOE.
There are two competence persons that responsible to coordinate and manage the environment quality in this company. Mr. Moo Woon Siong is a competent person in CePIETSO starting from June 2016 to manage the Waste Water Treatment (IETS), and Mr. Mohamad Solihin bin Mohyono is a competence person in CePSWaM starting on February 2019 to manage the scheduled waste that is generated in this company.
The meeting for this level of the committee is being conducted once per month that being chaired by the Factory Manager.
There are seven members for the policy level of the committee, that consists of the General Manager level to the Manager level.
The meeting for this level of the committee is being held once per year that is chaired by the General Manager.
Training from the competent person to the staff in this company to make sure the right handling method of scheduled waste has been applied.
3. SCHEDULED WASTE STORAGE AND WATER TREATMENT FACILITIES FOR PROPER HANDLING METHOD OF SCHEDULED WASTE
For deep of our concern about the environment, our company build the facilities to handle and treat our waste before discharge to the environment. Our company generates around half metric tons of spent lubricant oil that used in the machinery process per year, we handle our scheduled waste with proper handling and storing to prevent the damage to the environment. Water pollution is one of the major diseases for the environment, for the wastewater that been generated in this company, we build the wastewater treatment facilities to treat our wastewater before discharge to river.
The scheduled waste storage and packaging facilities has been made in our company to store the scheduled waste before transfer to the off-site recovery facilities.
The waste water that be generated in vermicelli process is being treat before discharge into the nearby river.
4. RESULT FROM APPLIED ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY IN THIS COMPANY
With followed the environmental policy that been establish in this company, there are positive impact to the scheduled waste management and waste water treatment data result.
The data show a consistency scheduled wastes have been generated and not exceed the maximum limit for these six month