Being Green

Team Up to Clean Up: Hamilton Port Partners showed their community pride during the Port’s annual Team Up to Clean Up day recently. Teams fanned out to several locations on port property and throughout the North End, collecting 149 bags of garbage, and 49 bags of recycling.

Participating companies included: Alfa Paper, Bitumar, Chapel Steel, CityKidz, Fluke Transport, Hamilton Port Authority, Hamilton Halton Brant Regional Tourism Association, Joseph Haulage, Lafarge, Lakeshore Sand, McAsphalt, McKeil Marine, Rankin Construction, REfficient/evereone, Richardson International, Webtan Mechanicals, Westway, Yellowline Asphalt.

Green Marine News: HPA is pleased to announce that it has achieved Green Marine Level 3 in all categories, recognizing consistent performance in the areas of: reducing greenhouse gases, spill prevention, community impacts, and environmental leadership.

Two HPA tenants have joined Green Marine in recent months. Congratulations to Yellowline Asphalt and Richardson International for making this important commitment. Green Marine is a North America-wide environmental certification program for the marine industry that aims to exceed regulatory standards for performance in air, water, and on land. HPA encourages all port partners to consider joining Green Marine as a way to showcase your environmental efforts. Contact Marilyn Baxter for more information. mbaxter@hamiltonport.ca

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