Environmental Initiatives

ENERGY EFFICIENCY

LED light replacement

Schrader Pacific LED high bay lighting replacement program;

  • 520 LED lights installed
  • 1,825 kilowatt hours/month saved
  • Brighter work spaces with less energy consumption
  • Motion detectors provide maximum benefit/efficiency


RECYCLING/REUSE CUTTING OIL

Recycling/Reuse Cutting Oil

Schrader Pacific cutting fluid recycling program;

  • Oil recycling filtration system installed 2008
  • Oil consumption reduced 95%
  • ROI: Less than 12 months
  • Less waste to landfill
  • Cost savings shared with customers


METAL MACHINING SCRAP RECYCLING

997 tons of machined metal waste recycled in 2017

Schrader Pacific metal recycling program;

  • Metal shavings/chips collected daily
  • Metal spun to remove oils for recycling
  • Scrap collected in trailer loads for maximum value
  • Less waste to landfill
  • Cost savings shared with customers


CARDBOARD CRUSHING/RECYCLING

Cardboard/Paper Recycled

Schrader Pacific cardboard/paper recycling program;

  • Cardboard Collected to crusher
  • Crushed Cardboard strapped for recycling
  • Environmental stewardship reduces landfill waste from plant (21.5 tons/yr - 2017)
  • Beneficial to future generations