Each Industrial and Safety business strives to reduce waste-to-landfill and water use and to improve energy efficiencies where possible. As members of APCO, each business is committed to reviewing its packaging strategy including considering recycling and the grade of cardboard used in cartons. In the 2019 financial year, Workwear Group continued to explore potential solutions for redirection from landfill to reduce environmental impact. Blackwoods is in the process of conducting a review of waste providers and services.
In addition, Industrial and Safety continues to focus on managing its businesses in a carbon aware way.