Frequently asked questions—Mackay

If you have environmental management questions, then you have come to the right place. We have compiled some of the questions we get most often, along with their answers so you can make a more informed decision. If you have any additional questions once you have read through here, get back to us and we will be happy to go over our products, services and insights with you further.
A: Environmental management refers to the process of managing a business’s environmental plans in a systematic way. It can refer to managing hazardous wastes and other materials to keep them from causing pollution, implementing strategies that reduce waste and water consumption, or an overall reduction of a carbon footprint. It not only refers to the carrying out of these plans, but also in developing them in the first place.
A: In many cases, businesses don’t have a true idea of how much their operations are impacting the environment. You don’t have to be working with hazardous waste to be causing a major impact. A good environmental management firm can help you make a true assessment of your impact, and help you implement plans that will help you reduce that impact in a cost effective way. This can be an intricate and detailed process, and not all business owners have the knowledge needed to make an accurate assessment.

A: If you work in the mining, construction, or another industry that works with corrosive or potentially harmful chemicals, then it is almost certain that you could benefit from our services. We can help virtually any industry, however, so give us a call and we will help you with an assessment.