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Aevitas Inc. Sustainability Statement

At Aevitas, we recognize the critical role we play in the hazardous waste industry and the profound responsibility we bear for the environment and communities we serve. Our commitment to sustainability is deeply embedded in our operations, guiding us to set the highest standards for environmental stewardship, regulatory compliance, and community well-being.

1. Responsible Hazardous Waste Management:

We prioritize the safe and responsible handling, treatment, and disposal of hazardous waste materials, ensuring compliance with all relevant environmental regulations.

2. Community Health and Safety:

The safety of our employees, clients, and the communities where we operate is our top priority. We implement rigorous safety protocols and invest in ongoing training to mitigate risks associated with hazardous materials.

3. Environmental Protection:

We are committed to minimizing the environmental impact of hazardous waste through sustainable practices, pollution prevention, and the promotion of circular economy principles.

4. Regulatory Compliance:

Our operations strictly adhere to local, provincial, and federal environmental regulations. We maintain open communication with regulatory bodies to ensure continuous compliance and transparency.

5. Technology and Innovation:

We invest in cutting-edge technologies and innovative solutions to enhance the efficiency of hazardous waste management while minimizing environmental impact.

6. Community Engagement:

We actively engage with local communities to address concerns, provide education on hazardous waste management, and contribute to community well-being.

7. Diversity Equity and Inclusion:

We are dedicated to creating an environment where everyone feels respected, valued, and heard, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, ability, or any other dimension of diversity. We actively promote equality and fairness in all aspects of our operations, from recruitment and career development to decision-making and leadership opportunities.

8. Continuous Improvement:

We are dedicated to continuous improvement, regularly reviewing and updating our processes to incorporate the latest advancements in hazardous waste management and sustainability.

By upholding these principles, Aevitas Inc. aims to lead the hazardous waste industry toward a sustainable and responsible future, where environmental protection, safety, and regulatory compliance are paramount.

Circular economy achievements

We are proud of our hazardous waste control efforts and treatment processes, and their long-lasting, positive impact on the environment. Some of our successful environmental achievements include:

Transformer oil recycling

  • Recycling over 6,000,000 litres of used transformer annually
  • Largest transformer oil recycler in Canada
  • Sustainable recycling by protecting a non-renewable resource

Wastewater treatment

  • Largest permitted facility for receiving industrial wastewater material in Canada
  • Unique processing capabilities reduces solid waste by-product by over 90%
  • Operates within the most stringent discharge limits in Canada

PCB destruction

  • Transport, treat and destroy over 5,000,000 kilograms of PCB contaminated electrical equipment annually
  • Incineration technology guarantees 99.9999% thermal destruction
  • Post treatment metals are 100% recycled

Lamp recycling

  • Processing approximately 10,000,000 lamps annually
  • Operating the only commercial retort oven for mercury recovery in Canada
  • Recovering over 30,000 kilograms of metal and 14,000,000 kilograms of glass from lamps annually

Aevitas achieves Bronze Medal rating for Sustainability

Ecovadis, “The World’s Most Trusted Business Sustainability Ratings” organization, has awarded Aevitas Inc. with a Bronze Medal for our sustainability practices. This in-depth assessment of our environmental, social, and ethical performance and procedures has determined that Aevitas is highly ranked when compared to other worldwide organizations within our industry.