Environment

Committed to reducing our carbon footprint

Lafarge Cement Zimbabwe is certified by the Standards Association of Zimbabwe for IS014001:2004, Environmental Management System and has set targets and objectives for managing its environmental performance for the purposes of continual improvement. The Environmental Management System also ensures sustainable development by minimising any pollution to the environment, while adhering to set local legal requirements. The company runs environmental programs for progressive quarry rehabilitation, recycling programs in the community and use of alternative fuels for the kiln through Geocycle. Geocycle is a is a proven technology of ‘co-processing’ which utilises existing facilities in the cement industry to resolve challenges in waste disposal sustainably. This enables the company to recover energy whilst also recycling materials from waste. Through waste management, Lafarge will be making a tangible contribution to bringing society a step closer to a zero-waste future.