Handa (Yangon) Social Responsibility

To minimize the environmental impact of the company’s operating and production practices in Myanmar, and to protect the local environment and ensure the sustainable development, Handa Enterprise (Myanmar) Co., Ltd.fully understands and strictly abides by the Myanmar Environmental Protection Law. We pay attention to the work of environmental protection and take environmental protection as an important part of the social responsibility. In Handa, we are aiming to produce products with good quality, at the same time, protect environment and manage energy consumption efficiently.


Waste Treatment

To properly and legally handle all the waste generated in the company's operations, meet the requirements of Myanmar's local laws and regulations and achieves the purpose of protecting the environment, we have established waste disposal procedures and keep updating it according to the actual production situation to reduce environmental pollution and hazards.

In accordance with the requirements of the environmental protection department, the company strictly regulates waste disposal and regularly recycles waste and garbage, which is uniformly recycled by government agencies. Meanwhile, we finished the environment improvement plan to save energy, recycle resources and reduce pollution.

    

In accordance with local laws and regulations, the company has stipulated the classification and disposal of waste generated during the operations of companies such as management, production, procurement, sales, and inventory.


Waste disposal regulations

Responsibility

1.Each department is responsible for collecting and storing waste according to regulations.

2.Administration& Personnel Department is responsible for the final treatment of general waste and the disposal of hazardous waste.

Waste source &classification instructions

General waste: unusable waste generated during management, life, and production;

Recyclable waste: recyclable waste such as paper products, metals, plastics, etc. generated during office activities, production and management;

Hazardous waste: toxic, hazardous, flammable, corrosive, infectious, highly polluting, hazardous waste;

Collection of waste

1、The company should place waste bins on the site according to the above classification, and clearly identify them;

2、The production workshop must configure a sufficient amount of waste bins according to the volume and quantity of waste;

3、All employees should place waste inthe specified waste bins according to the classification;

4、Cleaners or cleaning attendants should collect and place waste in the company's overall waste storage site according to the classification, put them into the corresponding waste bins according to the mark.

5、For combined waste, they should be separated and classified if possible.

6、For some hazardous waste (such as waste batteries), they can be collected by related department through trade-in method.

7、Prevent the scattering of waste and sewage dripping during the transportation of waste. It must be cleaned in time if there is such a problem.

Management of wastestorage site

1、Each department should ensure that on-site garbage cleaning is performed every working day.

2、The garbage storage site must beequipped with protective measures to prevent the outflow of abnormal sewageduring the heavy rain;

3、The can must be covered after the waste is put into the waste bin.

4、Prevent overfilling and overflowing waste in the bin.

5、Fire equipment must be placed within 20 meters of the flammable waste storage site to prevent accidental fires.

Final waste disposal

1、Final disposal of company waste;

2、Waste must be entrusted to the relevant waste recycling unit for legal recycling;

2.1、Recyclable waste, such as paper product waste, should be recycled by the waste recycling station for the purpose of reducing resource consumption.

2.2、Dangerous waste should be entrusted to the waste disposal companies approved by the Environmental Protection Agency for recycling.

2.3、For the waste that can be recycled by the supplier, the procurement department will contact the supplier for processing.

2.4、Other wastes would be classified and processed by the sanitation agency.

2.5、All industrial wastewater generated during the company's production process (dyeing) is collected and recycled by our wastewater treatment facilities. The processing unit would appoint a qualified third party to assist. All the sewage treated must reach the national or local industrial sewage discharge indicators before it is discharged or recycled.

3、For relevant parties of waste processing must we confirm their qualifications and check their capabilities, and follow up on their processing if necessary.

4、The status of waste sorting and processing should be checked regularly, and matters that are found to be inconsistent with the regulations should be immediately required to be corrected by the responsible department.

Abnormal situation treatment

1、Contact the relevant parties to clear if there is excessive waste.

2、Disposal of waste chemicals should be handled in accordance with the relevant provisions of the Material Safety Data Sheet(MSDS).

3、For the scattering and overflow of wastes, clean immediately to avoid the impact on the environment.

4、If there is any problem found during the regular inspections which does not meet the requirements, get it rectified in accordance with the provisions in the corrective and preventive measures.

    


Energy Management

To respond positively to the 13th goal of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals - CLIMATE ACTION,Handa Enterprise(Myanmar)Co.,Ltd.continuously strengthens scientific management and energy consumption. In 2019, the company had been expanding in capacity and production pase, at the same time, putting energy save and less energy consumption as an important goal. As a production-oriented company with large power consumption, in order to ensure the stability of electricity, with the improvement of Myanmar's national power infrastructure, the companygradually use national-provided electricity rather than self-generated.

Annual energy consumption

Energy201720182019Increase/decrease
Water (ton)80000116640135000+15.7%
Electricity (degrees)200000028800005500000+91%
Coal (tons)720

In order to reduce environmental pollution, we have changed the original coal boiler to biological particles andwaste environmental protection boiler. This kind of boilercan reprocess the flue gas and reuse the heat of the gas to reduce the temperature. It not only improves the thermal efficiency of boilers, but also reduces the emission of harmful substances in flue gas;hence to realize the goal of environmental protection and energy saving.

During 2019, the company achieved good results in environmental protection work. Our waste disposal complies with regulations and meets environmental protection requirements. No environmental pollution accidents, environmental disputes, environmental protection reports occurred, and no administrative penalties or law-violation penalties from Environmental Protection Department ever received.