Sustainability

Trespa International is one of the first producers of building panels to receive ISO 14001 certification. This Certification confirms that Trespa has a clearly formulated policy of goals and programmes and an environmental management system that is focused on continually improving performance. Trespa offers a genuine sincere approach to sustainable matters. Nature is at the core of it all.

Sustainability became a key part of Trespa’s strategy in 2010. Trespa’s sustainability policy is based on a deeply felt motivation to shift from ‘Being Less Bad’ for the environment to being ‘Good’ and creating new value. Over the years, Trespa has strived to monitor and improve environmental performance and has implemented a number of projects which reflect this. Trespa launched ‘Trespa Second Life’ where facade panels after their service time, instead of being disposed of now can be reused for outdoor furniture and many other applications.

Trespa’s sustainability policy is the creation of high-quality and durable products; if a product is durable it lasts long and the environmental impact of its production is spread over a longer time. Trespa is proud that the reference service life for Trespa Meteon panels is set at 50 years.

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FSC Certified

Trespa is now available FSC certified. The Forestry Stewardship Council™(FSC™) is a non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of responsible forest management worldwide. The FSC™ certification ensures that the timber used in wood-based products comes from well managed forests.

PEFC Certified

The Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification™ (PEFC™) is one of the largest forest certification systems in the world. The PEFC™ Chain of Custody Certification guarantees and tracks that wood contained in the product or product line originates from certified forests.

BREEM Accredited

BREEM is the world’s foremost environmental assessment method and rating system for buildings. BREEM sets the standard for best practice in sustainable building design, construction and operation and has become one of the most comprehensive and widely recognised measures of a buildings environmental performance.

ISO 14001 Certified

Trespa International Weert has been approved by Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance for ISO 14001 certification. Trespa is one of the first producers of panel material to receive such certification. ISO 14001 certification outlines the standards required for setting up, implementing, maintaining and improving a completely integrated environmental management system. It applies to those environmental aspects which the organization can control and over which it can be expected to have an influence.

ISO 14001

ISO 14001 certification demonstrates that Trespa International is committed to:

  • implement, maintain and improve the environmental management system
  • ensure compliance with environmental laws and regulations
  • incorporate all activities relevant to the environment in a management system
  • manage all flows of materials, chemicals and waste accurately
  • constantly reduce the impact on the environment in all product and process development
  • having performance monitored and audited by a independent third party on a regular basis

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For more information on sustainability contact Décortech or visit Trespa.com

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