North Grafton, MA, November 04, 2009 --(PR.com
)-- Aggregate Industries Northeast Region celebrates the Green-Star Certification of its North Grafton Ready Mix plant in North Grafton, Massachusetts. The North Grafton Ready Mix Plant was recognized by the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association for its Environmental Management System (EMS) as a tool for environmental benchmarking and continual improvement, and as a means of recognizing those companies that adhere to the essential principles of the environmental and sustainability movements. In addition to North Grafton’s EMS, the site also demonstrates sustainable practices by using two unique systems, the site has recycled 173,143 gallon of its water in 2009 and has tripled its oil changes intervals in its mixer fleet through the addition of an oil by pass system. Both practices reduce the sites dependence on natural resources.
Roberto Huet, Senior Vice President of Aggregate Industries Northeast Region stated, “The integration of a strong environmental management systems is as important to our business success as anything else we do, striving for environmental excellence helps us improve performance across the New England area. The North Grafton Plant not only demonstrates sustainable practices, but also is market leader in green sustainable products.”
Aggregate Industries is proud of the work and commitment shown by all of the employees who have made these certifications possible and is committed to continuous improvement and environmental excellence across all of their operations.