Environmental Initiatives

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CSM Storage and Filing Solutions is an Australian owned company that has been manufacturing  high quality steel office and commercial storage systems for over 60 years.

CSM continues to be committed to environmental sustainability including a zero waste and non-toxic chemical policy at the CSM plant and all products are designed to be 100 percent recycled.

CSM endeavour to use environmentally sensitive materials in all areas of production as highlighted by the introduction of a polypropylene flooring product in our self based rolling storage unit.

Listed below are ways that CSM and its suppliers manage environmental initiatives:

  • Recycle materials on site
  • Employ energy saving lighting
  • Water is not used in production processes and any waste water is recycled
  • Operating under a  Zero Emission policy
  • Excludes all harmful chemicals from the production process
  • Removal all packaging from site  to be recycled

Manufacturing operations exceed the requirements of  ISO 14001:2004 and undertakes continued environmental audits.

 

Green Certifications

Green Certifications

In acknowledgement of CSM complying with the Voluntary Environmental Declaration Standard for Furniture and Fittings, GECA has awarded CSM with the Good Environmental Choice Label.

This is an international best practice environmental declaration ensuring that CSM products (throughout their entire life cycle) deliver better environmental outcomes. The verification program is managed via a Documented Quality Management System and Certification Program based on the comprehensive use of the ISO 14 000 series. This sets CSM ahead of its competitors, and means it is now established as an innovator in environmental standards.

Most CSM products have been awarded the GECA Label including Storage Cabinets, Mobile and Systems Shelving, Mobile Pedestals and Storage Wall.

Ecospecifier

CSM is now endorsed by Ecospecifier (in the middle-East)  as a provider of eco-preferable products. Ecospecifier operates throughout Australasia and the Middle East as a verification body, providing independent assessment of innovative sustainable product solutions.

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Ecospecifier’s aim is to help building professionals including architects, designers, builders and specifiers, as well as keen homeowners, to shortcut the eco and healthy materials sourcing process.

As an independent verification body, Ecospecifier’s broader aim is to help create a more sustainable physical environment by increasing the use of environmentally preferable and healthy products, materials and design processes.

Green Building Council Australia

CSM is a member of the Green Building Council Australia and has participated in Australia’s highest green star rated commercial fit outs, supplying our green rated storage systems.

The Green Building Council supports the development and implementation of high performance/green building principles, standards, rating and certification systems, performance measures, technologies, products, resources and projects.

The Green Building Council Australia is part of a global initiative – World Green Building Council.

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