Environment

POLICY

For the DAP Group the importance of the environment is as fundamental as the production, which is why we are committed to compliance with national and international regulations and the responsibility to protect and conserve the environment.


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WASTE MANAGEMENT

Training is carried out annually on the management of household, hazardous and special waste in all DAP Farms, since it is very important that all the actors know the importance of it, also the separation of waste at source is practiced, and these are arranged in booths classified according to type of waste. All the waste is classified according to its type, the empty containers of agricultural production are also disposed in special booths after the triple washing and drilling. These wastes are removed by outsourced companies specialized in their final disposal.

The Company Tayi Ambiental S.A. which is responsible for the removal of household and special solid waste from all farms, removed throughout 2017 and this first half of 2018 more than 7 tons of waste, including paper, common cardboard, plastic, glass , metal parts, oils, filters, fluorescent tubes, electrical and computer waste, batteries, etc.

On the other hand, the Tecnomyl SA Company, through its service “SIGEV” Empty Packaging Management System that is responsible for the removal and final disposal of agrochemical waste used in the production of DAP, has been a full year 2017 total of 27,000 units of empty containers of agrochemicals previously perforated and with triple wash, in addition to 21 tons of waste such as cardboard, metals to a lesser extent and flexible waste from pesticides and agrochemicals.

It is worth mentioning that all the waste collected by these two companies mentioned above is recycled in its highest percentage and reused by other companies based on the transformations used for each waste converted into a product.

Improvement of facilities and construction of new infrastructure for environmental efficiency, we build Artificial Wetlands for water treatment and Biodep systems.

Biodiversity, Air Quality and Energy Efficiency

DAP has maintained forest reserves not only complying with the National Legal Regulations to maintain 25% of its forests, in addition to this it has an area of more than 1500 hectares under the name of Environmental Services.

It is in this way that the DAP Group, assuming its environmental responsibility and through its forest reserves in all the Farms in which it operates, maintains its regional and global commitment to environmental protection and the reduction of greenhouse gases.

In addition, thanks to the maintenance of forest reserves, DAP encourages the use of Clean Energy, reducing annually the amount of Energy used in its production, thus helping to improve air quality.

MANAGEMENT OF WATER RESOURCES

DAP encourages the saving and sustainable use of water in all of its Farms, promotes the protection of bodies and water sources and invests in the improvement of infrastructures linked to the best use of water resources, annually performs biological, physical and chemical analyzes of all water courses and also of human consumption. Complying with national regulations, all Underground Wells are registered in the Water Resources Directorate of the Ministry of Environment.