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Sustainability and the Environment

All activities and processes at PLASGEN are aligned to the principles of the circular economy, with the primary objective of sustainability.

The purpose of the circular economy is to reduce or minimise the use of raw materials and the production of wastage and residues, whilst maximising the value of products, materials and resources (water, energy…) in the circular economy for as long as possible.

Company management supports a new model of sustainability which optimises the efficient use of resources using environmental, economic and social factors as key indicators.

Our commitment to sustainability is also reflected in the development of sustainable projects in conjunction with our stakeholders: clients and suppliers, as well as public institutions and other bodies in the fields of academia or research.

Nuestro Compromiso Estratégico es el apoyo al cambio hacia una economía eficiente en el uso de los recursos, colaborando e integrando a todas las partes interesadas, solicitando información relativa a sus consumos, riesgos y modelo de gestión sostenible.

Our strategic commitment is to support change for an economy which is efficient in its use of resources, collaborating with our stakeholders by requesting information concerning their consumption levels, risks and model of sustainable management.

Our strategic commitment is to support change for an economy which is efficient in its use of resources, collaborating with our stakeholders by requesting information concerning their consumption levels, risks and model of sustainable management.

Efficient Product Design

PLASGEN adopts an efficient design approach with consideration for environmental factors during the development phase of the product as we seek to take preventative measures in order to reduce the environmental impact during the entire product lifecycle. We therefore ensure that the environmental impact holds the same significance as other factors such as cost, reliability or quality.

Sustainable Solutions

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100% recyclable

All our products are 100% recyclable.

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ECO-Plast

We have developed the “ECO-PLAST by PLASGEN” product line, manufacturing products with a high percentage of certified post-consumer recycled material.

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Blauer Engel

We have obtained Blue Angel certification.​

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Circular Economy

We actively collaborate with organisations which commit to the circular economy through use of recycled plastic, EuPC and ANAIP. In 2020, we attained the MORE label, a marker of our progress.

Supporting the Circular Economy

Our commitment to the environment
With our ECO-PLAST, RECI-PLAST and EXTRA-PLAST product lines, we are delivering on our commitment to reuse all surplus produce and minimise the use of natural resources, thereby contributing to the circular economy.
PLASGEN’S Sustainability Policy

Ecoefficient Practices

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We measure, reduce and offset our emissions, prioritising: credibility, verifiability, and additionality. Our commitment: offset all our waste emissions until we have net zero emissions, thereby becoming carbon neutral.
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In 2019, we reduced our C02 emissions by 5.5% (-78,300 kg), following the conversion of our entire fleet of forklifts from diesel to electric.
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In 2019, we managed and recycled more than 100,000 kg of plastic waste, returning the excess to the value chain to be processed once more into the final product.
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We efficiently adapt our productive technology for minimal C02 emissions and zero industrial waste, our fundamental principle of reusing surplus product and minimising the use of natural resources.
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We provide our clients with technical advice on products and materials to achieve a reduction in film thickness, resulting in a notable consumption reduction by our clients.
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We have adapted our production processes by standardising designs and production techniques. Through this initiative we have reduced our consumption of raw materials for each application we manufacture, thereby minimising our environmental footprint.
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We have implemented an innovative initiative supporting the use of non-polluting vehicles by our employees, incentivising those who come to work by bike. With this measure, we will considerably reduce our environmental footprint.
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We have developed the ‘ECO-PLAST by PLASGEN product line which includes a high percentage of post-consumer recycled material, certified by the Blue Angel and More 2020 quality labels, adding value to the production chain and directly contributing to the circular economy.
CONSERVATION AND ENERGY EFFICIENCY
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We have replaced traditional lighting across our installations with latest generation LED lighting and motion sensors, reducing our CO2 emissions by 2%.
CONSERVATION AND ENERGY EFFICIENCY
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We ensure that at least 50% of our electricity is generated from renewable sources.
MANAGING PAPER
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We operate an efficient paperless policy. It is estimated that 24 trees are cut down for each tonne of paper. Implementing an e-billing system is more than a simple gesture to the environment. According to a study by the SERES Foundation, every million invoices printed implies the use of 10 tonnes of wood. The paper industry is one of the highest generators of air and water contaminants, as well as gases which cause climate change. We ensure that the little paper we use is 100% recycled and certified.
CROSS PRACTICES
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In our supplier framework agreement, we have established the provision of regular reports on suppliers´ consumption, risks and model of sustainable management.
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We respect and protect the environment, reduce the generation of waste and promote energy efficiency both through the application of operational controls and through the efforts of our employees to minimise the environmental impact of our activities.

Our Commitments

Quality

OUR CERTIFICATIONS

Policy on Quality, Environment, Product Safety, Health and Safety at Work, and Social Responsibility.
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OHSAS 18001

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ÁNGEL AZUL

Trust in a leading company, trust in PLASGEN

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Se ha recibido un incentivo de la Agencia de Innovación y Desarrollo de Andalucía IDEA, de la Junta de Andalucía, por un importe de 73.030 €, cofinanciado en un 80% por la Unión Europea a través del Fondo Europeo de Desarrollo Regional, FEDER para la realización del proyecto “IMPLANTACION ERP, CUADRO DE MANDOS Y SERVIDOR”  con el objetivo de “Garantizar un mejor uso de las tecnologías de la información”.

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