EWOF Site Standard
The EWOF Site Standard is the first standard to be launched. This standard was developed to:
•Provide recognition for small, single-site businesses •Increase the uptake of formal environmental management participation •Provide consumers and the community with some reassurance about the site based activities of businesses
The EWOF Site Standard provides recognition over a 12-month period with the expiry date clearly displayed at the bottom of the logo. (see example to the right)
The EWOF Site Standard comprises of the following sections:
•Section 1.0 Management Commitment •Section 2.0 Waste Management •Section 3.0 Water Consumption •Section 4.0 Energy Consumption •Section 5.0 Stormwater Management •Section 6.0 Product Origin •Section 7.0 End-of-life •Section 8.0 Communication with Suppliers •Section 9.0 Consumer Information •Section 10.0 Housekeeping
Verification to the Site Standard is through:
•Desktop assessment •Independent referee check
Learn more: Environmental Warrant of Fitness website
Conformity with Environmental Warrant of Fitness's standard is verified by our own organization (second party) following ISO 17021 Management system certification, ISO 19011 QMS and EMS auditing (and auditor qualifications)
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Last updated: 20 January 2012