With the aim of educating and informing its employees, AS VALMIERAS STIKLA ŠĶIEDRA has started a cycle of discussions and excursions for its employees about the current environmental protection system in the company and new challenges in the future. Every employee is given the opportunity to trace the wastewater paths in the company in nature, get answers to questions, and share ideas.
In September and October, in total, more than 60 employees applied for the discussion and excursion Following the Wastewater Trail, who took the opportunity to see the water extraction and preparation system, as well as the wastewater treatment system of AS VALMIERAS STIKLA ŠĶIEDRA.
Pārsla Dance, head of the environment, labor and health protection department, says that “the discussion format facilitates the exchange of information and provides an opportunity to present new ideas and solutions. That is exactly why all employees are kindly invited to join in the discussion. We all can have different views on the same issue as we all have different knowledge and experience – and different jobs. The discussion focuses on the new challenges set for businesses by the EU European Green Deal strategy. We also want to emphasize how important it is for us as a large industrial company to operate according to the principles of the circular economy. Because it is definitely in our interest to improve energy efficiency and reduce resource consumption. The purpose of the Following the Wastewater Trail tour is to show our employees our pride and joy - a well-designed and efficient wastewater treatment plant based on the circular economy principles. Moreover, we also wish to make them aware of how important each and every employee’s contribution to the effectiveness of these processes is.”
In the future, there will certainly be no shortage of challenges in various fields, and the key to all of this is understanding and knowledge. We believe that by taking the time to inform and educate our employees, we are taking a step in the right direction to achieve better results. The company also wants to develop this type of meetings with employees in the future.
AS VALMIERAS STIKLA ŠĶIEDRA, as the only company in Valmiera, has created and is perfecting a wastewater treatment system that allows its own forces to completely purify industrial and domestic wastewater.