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At Fibertex Personal Care, we know the importance of minimising harmful effects through smarter designs, cleaner production procedures and more comprehensive disposal alternatives.
In this matter, Carbon Footprinting is an appropriate response to monitoring our value chain, answering our customers’ requests for greener products, and providing our Supply Chain down-stream actors with this documentation. We identity hotspots in the value chain and thus it will support and guide us in future product redesign and engineering initiatives. Our Cradle-to-Gate above entails more than 2000 processes in total.
Through improved waste management, which includes the fact that no waste has been going to landfill for more than ten years, and through increased use of recycling waste into new nonwoven, the usage of virgin P has decreased substantially.
This has accumulated into a combined total saving of almost 100,000 tonnes of virgin polypropylene resin from 2000-2011.
For several years we have worked diligently with our transporters and customers to optimise the utilisation of each truck and container, whereby we now save almost one thousand truckloads/containers each year, helping to reduce road congestion as well as CO2 emissions.
By optimising truck utilisation, we now save almost 1000 truckloads/containers each year.
Over the last few years we have changed several of the heating systems on our production lines from electrical heating to natural gas heating, which has a considerably lower carbon footprint pr. kWh.
The carbon footprint saving stems from the relatively low carbon foot print of natural gas burning combined with the direct use of the
Fibertex Personal Care is committed to working with continual improvements and to:
Relevant legislation and statutory requirements set the minimum standard at Fibertex Personal Care.