Cleaner production

As markets become more competitive companies are constantly looking for opportunities to reduce the costs of production, increase profits and improve environmental performance.

What is cleaner production?

Cleaner production is a business management method which enables organisations to reduce daily operating costs, increase margins and generate more saleable products by using fewer raw materials.

This is done by improving the efficiency of raw material and utility demands as well as by limiting the generation of waste products which inflate the costs of production and reduce revenue.

Why implement cleaner production methods?

There are a number of benefits including reduced daily operating costs, increased margins and generation of more products by using fewer raw materials.

Other benefits include:

  • increased productivity
  • improved environmental performance
  • reduced waste storage costs
  • reduced operational costs
  • reduced greenhouse emissions.

View a company case study

Find out how companies such as International Flavors and Fragrances (IFF) are improving their bottom line by implementing effectives ways of increasing energy efficiency while also saving water: EPA Case Study (pdf, 155 Kb).

How to implement cleaner production methods

Read our step-by-step guide to implementing Cleaner Production methods and download our templates and check lists.

Contact us

To speak to us about cleaner production please phone 9552 3769.