On July 15th, 2015 – Junk That Funk was accepted into a project run by the . We’d responded to an . to favour the participation of small medium enterprises (SMEs), as none had yet tried out the UNEP/SETAC’s guidance – published as . Needless to say, Junk That Funk are proud to represent Canadians and small businesses in this international effort to define best-practices in environmental performance evaluation.
“We are a locally owned Ottawa business with a reputation of running an efficient junk removal business. We already prefer to divert what we collect to reuse and recycle options, but now we see that not all options are created with equal environmental risk. So how do we run the service we provide in-line with the UNEP/SETAC’s guidance? ”
– Cory Desormeaux, Junk That Funk
The project kicked off on September 25th, 2015 with a training webinar attended by the international group of organizations participating in the road test. Here we learned that UNEP/SETAC’s guidance mainly builds on existing environmental performance evaluation technical standards – (OLCA, which sounds like ‘ol-cah’) and (PLCA, which sounds like ‘pol-cah’). So we are branding our own participation in the road test as doing the ol-cah pol-cah, mainly because upon reading these documents we noticed that the language was very boring and imagine a sing-along dance helping. Think something like the but with the UNEP/SETAC guidance and ISO technical standards ;p
How do you evaluate environmental performance and interpret how sustainable your decisions are?
Please engage in this international conversation and learn along with us. Connect with us on social media and show your support with calls for junk removal services, we’d love to tell you how the ol-cah pol-cah guidance is going ;p