Develop Workplace Policy and Procedures for Sustainability

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Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability

The scope of the policy

The type of company I choose is a Car wash company
It located in Hornsby, NSW, Australia
Currently only have one shop with 12 employee.
Energy usage levels:
The main energy usage in carwash company is water, the consumption show in the graph [pic]

(http://www.pjoes.com/pdf/16.6/927-931.pdf)
The some strategy we already use for saving water and other energy. For example we change the tap to saving water taps.

The some legislation and regulation related to the company is Environment protection and biodiversity conservation act and regulation,

The government department related to the company is
Department of environmental climate change and water and Environment Business Network of NSW.

Stakeholders and consultation requirement

|Stakeholder |Consultation | |Employee |All the employee want to work in the safe and clean place | |Customer |Customer want to wash their car faster and clean.No toxic in | | |the water. | |Water Supplier |Water supplier want all car wash company to join their water | | |saving plan. | |Owner |Owner want to reduce the cost of water usage and want work | | |environment clean and safe | |Government |Government want to reduce the water waste and chemical | | |displacement that protect the environment. |

The Sustainability Objective

The objective of the Dry cleaner company will be :

Recycle water more than 10000L in the period 2012- 2013

Reduce the water usage by 30% in the period 2013 to 2015

Reduce the electricity usage by 30% in the period 2013 to 2014

The sustainability strategies :

Recycle water more than 10000L in the period 2012- 2013:

Build a water recycle system that recycle most normal water without chemical displaced.

Build water reuse pond. Reuse water that could be use again. For example some chemical addition agent.

Reduce the water usage by 30% in the period 2013 to 2015:

Using the water recycle system

2.Build computer-controlled water management system to avoid water waste

3.Use water-soluble, bio-based, and biodegradable cleaning products

Reduce the electricity usage by 30% in the period 2013 to 2014

Change the switcher to automatic turn on/off that ensure minimum the electricity usage when no need to use electricity.

Re-Program the machine wash system let it use less time for wash the car

3. Change the compression pump using oil rather than using electricity.

The gap between position & sustainability objective

Recycle water more than 10000L in the period 2012- 2013

The recycle water in use in 0 liter because It didn't build the system yet. The water we want to recycle in 2012-13 is 10000L
The gap is 10000L

Reduce the water usage by 30% in the period 2013 to 2015

The water usage per car now average is 100L per car
By the time of 2015 we demand we use average 70L per car
The demand is 30L per car.

Reduce the electricity usage by 30% in the period 2013 to 2014

The electricity in 2012 is 10kwh per car
We want it reduce to...
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