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Interfuse Ltd is a full member of the Concrete Block Association (CBA) an associate member of the Builders Merchant Federation (BMF) and an associate member of the British Precast Concrete Federation (BPCF).

As a signatory of the BPCF Sustainability Charter, Interfuse Ltd aims to go beyond legislation, and proactively strives to improve the sustainability of its operations and products. Interfuse annually submits performance data to British Precast for publication in their annual Sustainability Performance Indicator reports.

The following figures highlight our performance compared to the BPCF Sector Performance for Concrete.

2017

Interfuse Ltd Performance per tonne of Concrete

BPCF Sector Performance per tonne of Concrete

BPCF Targets 2020 Compared to baseline year 2012

WASTE


Solid Waste Recycled off Site (kg / tonne)
Less than 1% sent to landfill

2.33

2012

 39.80 Kg/tonne

2017

 30.52 Kg/tonne

Reduce overall Factory waste By 10%

ENERGY


Total Energy use / tonne product (kWh / tonne)

27.84

50.6 (kWh/tonne)

 53.68
kWh/tonne

Reduce overall kWh / tonne of Energy by 10%

CO²


Total CO² / tonne product (kgCO² / tonne)

6.33

14.22
kg of CO²

12.5
kg of CO²

Reduce CO² Emissions for Productivity by 20%

WATER


Mains water used / tonne product (litres / tonne)

32.2

84.5
(litres/tonne)

79.7
(litres/tonne)

Reduce main Water consumption by 20%

Haulage

The average Interfuse lorry carried 23 tonnes compared to the sector average of 19.46 tonnes concrete product per delivery (17.45 tonnes 2012). The average delivery distance for Interfuse was 48.2 km with a sector average of 110 km (148.1 km 2012). 100% of deliveries were made by Road.

RECYCLED AGGREGATES

Interfuse Ltd exceeded the Sector performance target of 25% of recycled aggregate during its production of blocks in 2016. Waste to landfill 0.01kg/tonnes of product sector target < 0.5kg/tonne.

HEALTH & SAFETY

Health & safety data is collected and reported through the Concrete Targets 2015 Scheme operated by the BPCF.

Lost Time Injury Frequency Rate (LTI)

0

Fatalities (Employees, Subcontractors, 3rd Party Workers)

0

Lost Time Injuries (Employees, Subcontractors)

0

Lost Time Injuries (3rd Party Workers)

0

Silicosis

0

EMPLOYMENT


The Company employed 34 full time equivalent staff in the year. Training is on-going and documented at Head Office for ISO 14001.