Reduce Water Use & Waste Generation

Toyota Boshoku Waterloo, Canada

Practice description:

Continually assess difficult to recycle waste streams to reduce consumption and implement recycling solutions. Closed water loops for process water, low flow and automatic fixtures for domestic use.

Toyota Boshoku

Reduce Water Use & Waste Generation

Total duration 20 years
Pathway maps represent the sequence businesses followed to implement successful sustainability practices and identify emerging ones within firms. The pathways also reveal the diversity of actors that begin to form sustainability enabling ecosystems for businesses to adopt, deploy or test sustainability practices.

How does this contribute to SDGs?

Contributions to SDGs

Contribution to UN SDGs:

• Goal 12.2: Sustainable and efficient use of natural resources.
• Goal 12.4: Sound management and reduced release of chemicals and waste from production streams.
• Goal 12.5: Substantially reduce waste generation from production.
• Goal 12.6: Adopt sustainability information into company reporting cycles.

9. Industry Innovation And Infrastructure
11. Sustainable Cities And Communities
13. Climate Action
17. Partnership For The Goals

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