Reduce ship generated garbage and increase recycling.
This performance indicator only applies to the company’s owned vessels.
See below the criteria each ship owner has to fulfill to achieve each level of performance.
Monitoring of regulations.
2.1. Equip all of the company’s ships with recycling bins and give staff proper training on established user procedures and the waste management hierarchy (reduce, reuse, recycle, recovery, disposal).
2.2. Favor suppliers that use less packaging.
2.3. Encourage the use of reusable, biodegradable and/or recyclable supplies.
2.4. No shipboard incineration at port.
Domestic ship owners only:
2.5. Reuse as much as possible dunnage, lining and packaging material.
3.1. Produce an annual inventory of different types of garbage generated in the company’s entire fleet, and indicate the company’s actual garbage management practices.
Note: Garbage types refer to the categories defined in MARPOL Annex V, but each company can include additional categories.
4.1. Develop and implement a garbage management strategy defining targets, tools and measures for reducing garbage generated, reducing discharge at sea and increasing recycling.
Note: See Annex 5-A.
5.1. Demonstrate continual improvement by achieving targets defined in the garbage management strategy.
Green Marine aims at strengthening the North American marine industry’s environmental performance through a process of continuous improvement.