Shepard Bros., Inc. Committed to the Environment. Shepard Bros., Inc. and the Green Chemistry Revolution. What is the Green Chemistry Revolution?. The Green Chemistry Revolution includes a broad spectrum of environmentally conscious approaches to:
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Committed to the Environment
Shepard Bros. is committed to developing and using green chemical and engineering solutions to help our customers meet their environmental, social and financial goals.
The US EPA defines Green Chemistry as follows:
Chemical products and processes should be designed to the highest level of this hierarchy and be cost-competitive in the market.
*chemicals that are less hazardous to human health and the environment are:
Our goal is to design high performance chemicals that are:
"Green Engineering" encompasses those engineering practices that will reduce or eliminate both operational costs and environmental impact.
Our focus is on promoting engineering changes that will:
As an Affiliate Member of the National Association of Chemical Distributors we are committed:
To recognize and respond to community concerns about chemicals, their handling, and transportation.
To make health, safety, security, and environmental considerations a priority in our planning for all existing and new operations, products, processes, and facilities.
To inform emergency response officials, employees, customers, and the public of manufacturer's information on chemical-related health or environmental hazards, and the manufacturer's recommendations on protective measures.
To work with customers, in accordance with manufacturer's recommendations, on product stewardship including handling, use, transportation, and disposal of chemical products.
To operate our plants and facilities in a manner that protects the health and safety of our employees, the public and the environment.
To cooperate in resolving problems created by past handling and disposal of hazardous chemicals.
To participate with government and others in creating responsible laws, regulations, and practices to help safeguard the community, workplace, and environment.
To promote the principles and practices of the Responsible Distribution ProcessSM by sharing experiences and offering assistance to others who produce, handle, use, transport, or dispose of chemicals.