City recog­nises four busi­nesses

Southern Gazette (South Perth) - - Business -

THE City of Bel­mont recog­nised four busi­nesses for their en­vi­ron­men­tal and sus­tain­abil­ity achieve­ments last week.

Gate­way WA, Mo­tor­cy­cles Plus, Sadliers Lo­gis­tics and Catalpa Rise won Business En­vi­ron­men­tal Awards of­fered by the city last Wed­nes­day.

Gate­way WA was recog­nised for es­tab­lish­ing an on-site acid sul­phate soils treat­ment and top­soil screen­ing fa­cil­ity.

Mo­tor­cy­cles Plus re­ceived an award for it’s in­volve­ment in the Mo­tor Trade As­so­ci­a­tion’s Green Stamp Pro­gram for the past four years and achiev­ing the top Level 3 ac­cred­i­ta­tion.

Sadleirs Lo­gis­tics were awarded for theirin­stal­la­tion of a 30kW so­lar PV ar­ray on their main ter­mi­nal, re­sult­ing in a 10 per cent drop in elec­tric­ity pur­chased from the grid.

They also achieved ISO14001 ac­cred­i­ta­tion for their en­vi­ron­men­tal man­age­ment sys­tem.

Catalpa Rise won an award for a fu­ture project in­volv­ing the con­struc­tion of seven one-bed­room and two-bed­room apart­ments in Kew­dale, aim­ing to ex­ceed the min­i­mum 6-star rat­ing re­quired un­der the Build­ing Code of Aus­tralia.

City of Bel­mont Mayor Phil Marks said all busi­nesses in the city should look to the lo­cal win­ners who were set­ting a strong ex­am­ple of how to carry out business in an en­vi­ron­men­tally friendly and sus­tain­able way.

“This is the eighth year we have pre­sented the awards and I would like to con­grat­u­late this year’s win­ners for the sig­nif­i­cant en­vi­ron­men­tal achieve­ments they have im­ple­mented in their busi­nesses,” Mr Marks said.

Win­ners Amanda Cold­ham, from Mo­tor­cy­cles Plus, Lau­renne Coet­zee, from Gate­way WA, Mayor Phil Marks, and Ken Tay­lor, from Sadleirs Lo­gis­tics.

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