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Report
MSAENV272B Participate in
environmentally sustainable work
practices
Neale Farmer – Coordinator Major
Environmental Initiatives – Hunter TAFE
[email protected]
Session 1: Monday 24 February
Session 2: Monday 5 May
Session 3: Monday 2 June
MSAENV272B Participate in Environmentally Sustainable Work
Practices
Measure current resource use and carry out improvements including
those reducing negative environmental impacts of work practices.
Applies to operators/team members who are required to follow
procedures so as to work in an environmentally sustainable manner.
Ensures regulatory compliance and also aims at minimising
environmental risks and maximises the environmental performance of
the process and the organisation.
Includes:
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Resources used
Potential environmental hazards
Improving environmental performance
Recap
Session 1 (Monday 24 Feb)
- Activity 1: Resource efficiency in Manufacturing
- Sustainability
Session 2 (Monday 5 May)
- Hunter TAFE Operations
- Environmental Compliance
- Due diligence
Session 2 – Incident Reporting
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Timekeeper Please?
Topics
Recap on sessions 1 and 2
Part 1: Resource use – old and new
Aprox.
Time
5 mins
10 mins
Part 2: Case studies at Hunter TAFE
15 mins
Part 3: Practical ways to measure and
minimise resource use: (Video & Activity)
Wrap up
20 mins
10 mins
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Measuring and minimising resource use
The Old Way: Linear or Cradle to Grave
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A Newer Way - Life Cycle Analysis - Cradle to Cradle)
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Finding Ways to Minimise Resource Use
What
Resources?
• Land
• Buildings
• Plant and
Machinery
• Raw Materials
• Labour
https://www.youtube.com/w
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kmn0jhgV
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Case Study 1:
Hunter TAFE Electricity Usage (kWh) 2008-10
6,000,000
5,000,000
4,000,000
3,000,000
2008 (kWh)
2,000,000
1,000,000
0
2009 (kWh)
2010 (kWh)
Electricity Use by Campus Gross Floor
Area (m2)
kWh
Electricity Use/m2 GFA
120.00
100.00
80.00
60.00
Electricity Use/m2 GFA
40.00
20.00
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Electricity Use (kWh) / Student
Training Hours 2010
kWh
3.5
3.0
2.5
2.0
1.5
1.0
0.5
0.0
Energy Management Actions to Date
• Level 2 Energy Audit – Basden Precinct Newcastle
Campus – “payback analysis”
• Real time monitoring and reporting of electricity use
• Replacement of T12 fluoro’s with LEDs
• Timers and automatic shut-downs for lighting, air
conditioning, and other equipment
• Renewable energy and energy efficient technology
• Education and behaviour change incl. media, activities,
and green teams
Level 2 Energy Audit of Basden Precinct
Case Study 2: Water on Newcastle Campus
What did we do?
When
What
Who
Dec. 2012
Installed real time monitoring and reporting on our
main water meter
Campus
Mgt.
Aug. 2013
Identified problems of “high baseflows” and
“unexplained spikes in use” and allocated resources to
address
Campus
Mgt.
Sept. 2013
Conducted weekend and out of hours surveys to
identify unnecessary use
Plumber
Oct. 2013
Accepted financial assistance from Hunter Water to
investigate and address problem
Campus
Mgt.
Nov. 2013
Undertook water audit and identified and fixed a
number of leaks. Installed AAA devices
Consultant
Dec. 2013
Installed sub-metering and real time reporting on
to May 2014 priority buildings. Implemented cleaner & staff
education.
Campus
Mgt.
So what happened in 2014?
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Case Study 3: Waste
-Sources and Streams
- Current Programs
- TBL
-Hard and Soft Options
- Stakeholders
The Waste Hierarchy
E Block
“Sustainability Loads and
Opportunities in E Block
• Heating, ventilation,
and air conditioning
(HVAC)
• Fume cupboards /
extraction fans
• Lighting
• Refrigeration
• Ice machine
• Water purification
• Water baths, incubators
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•
•
•
Muffle furnaces
Power supplies
Instrumentation
IT equipment including
peripherals
• AV equipment
• Maintenance and
cleaning
• ?
Finding Ways to Minimise Resource Use
What
Resources?
• Land
• Buildings
• Plant and
Machinery
• Raw Materials
• Labour
• How to measure?
• How to reduce
consumption
and/or cut waste?
• How do you know
you’ve made a
difference?
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Activity – Worksheet – E Block
1. 2-3 groups select a room nearby to consider
for this exercise eg. classroom, lab, office
2. Identify activities carried out, resources used,
how measured and potential improvements
3. Record findings on worksheet
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Where to from here?
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Recap - conclusion
1. Consider sustainability – Triple Bottom Line and
beyond
2. If you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it
3. It’s a journey – but you need to have a vision,
strategies, actions and resources to make it
happen
4. It starts and ends with you
Questions?
[email protected]
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