Sustainability

Work daily to ensure a better tomorrow

At Pecol, we work daily to ensure a better tomorrow.

At Pecol, we work daily to ensure a better tomorrow. We want to be a reference when it comes to environmentally practices. Practices that satisfy our employees and protect future generations. To this end, we govern our daily actions with a focus on sustainable initiatives, practices and attitudes that transform the way we look at the environment. Our corporate values are supported by sustainable behaviors and practices, from the way we do waste separation, to the reuse of oils or the development of sustainable products.

Learn about all the actions based on environmental policies that are daily worked by us:

Use of glass water
Glass bottles were delivered to all employees to end the use of plastic cups.
Use of glass water
Cardboard treatment
Cardboard treatment
In 2019, 156TON recycled;
Waste sorting
Ecopoints were introduced at various points in the company, to promote the recycling of waste.
Waste sorting
More sustainable packaging
More sustainable packaging
Introduction of the ecobox pallet (in 2020, 200TON less wood and 5TON less plastic film are expected) and the introduction of cardboard blisters (in 2020, 10TON less PVC plastic is expected).
Eco-friendly products
We develop products, such as footwear and sprays, with 100% environmentally friendly materials.
Eco-friendly products
Electric fleet
Electric fleet
We have 8 electric vehicles, as well as 8 electric charging points (6 at the Águeda industrial park, 1 at the Braga branch and 1 at the Alverca branch).
Use of rainwater
Rainwater is distilled and used to supply the fire network deposit and to wash the photovoltaic panels.
Use of rainwater
Industrial Oils
Industrial Oils
Recycling and reuse of industrial oils.
Solar Panels
More than 3500 photovoltaic panels (with 24 photovoltaic inverters covering an area of ​​10,000 m2);
Solar Panels
Wastewater treatment
Wastewater treatment
22,360m3 were treated in 2019 (wastewater resulting from production processes is sent to the WWTP, separately and according to their chemical composition, where they are subjected to physical-chemical treatments, thus eliminating the impact landfill).
Use of glass water
Use of glass water
Glass bottles were delivered to all employees to end the use of plastic cups.
Cardboard treatment
Cardboard treatment
In 2019, 156TON recycled;
Waste sorting
Waste sorting
Ecopoints were introduced at various points in the company, to promote the recycling of waste.
More sustainable packaging
More sustainable packaging
Introduction of the ecobox pallet (in 2020, 200TON less wood and 5TON less plastic film are expected) and the introduction of cardboard blisters (in 2020, 10TON less PVC plastic is expected).
Eco-friendly products
Eco-friendly products
We develop products, such as footwear and sprays, with 100% environmentally friendly materials.
Electric fleet
Electric fleet
We have 8 electric vehicles, as well as 8 electric charging points (6 at the Águeda industrial park, 1 at the Braga branch and 1 at the Alverca branch).
Use of rainwater
Use of rainwater
Rainwater is distilled and used to supply the fire network deposit and to wash the photovoltaic panels.
Industrial Oils
Industrial Oils
Recycling and reuse of industrial oils.
Solar Panels
Solar Panels
More than 3500 photovoltaic panels (with 24 photovoltaic inverters covering an area of ​​10,000 m2);
Wastewater treatment
Wastewater treatment
22,360m3 were treated in 2019 (wastewater resulting from production processes is sent to the WWTP, separately and according to their chemical composition, where they are subjected to physical-chemical treatments, thus eliminating the impact landfill).

“For a more sustainable planet for everyone.”