Sun Valley, CA — CaesarStone, the supplier of quartz surfaces based here, has become ISO 14001:2004-certified with UKSA Environmental Management, having met a specific set of standards for ecological management systems, the company announced.
“CaesarStone understands how manufacturing processes can potentially harm the environment,” said Arik Tendler, president of CaesarStone.
“Becoming ISO-certified is an important step towards taking the proper actions to demonstrate our commitment to a better quality environment,” Tendler added.
As a part of its recent certification, CaesarStone said it will complete continual internal and external testing and monitoring to maintain compliance with ISO 14001:2004 standards. The company has also put its own environmental policy into place, including:
- Recycling waste materials and using recycled raw materials.
- Storing all waste materials in a safe and secure place to prevent waste from leaking out into the environment.
- Vacuuming industrial dust during the manufacturing process to prevent it from entering and polluting the air.
- Maintaining Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) standards to minimize the spread of toxins in the environment.
Using filtered and recycled systems to save 97 percent of water used in production.
Complying with international NSF 51 standards to ensure manufacture of non-toxic products.