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Which comes just in time for World Environment Day on 5 June. “Beat Plastic Pollution”, the theme for World Environment Day 2018, is a call to action for all of us to come together to combat one of the great environmental challenges of our time.
The theme invites us all to consider how we can make changes in our everyday lives to reduce the heavy burden of plastic pollution on our natural places, our wildlife – and our own health. While plastic has many valuable uses, we have become over reliant on single-use or disposable plastic – with severe environmental consequences. A recent Safety Challenge submitted by John Gosney,
Graduate Technical Engineer – Infrastructure entitled – Eliminating Dehydration, Heat Stress and Plastic Waste on the Railways – A Call to Action focused on the need for employees to stay hydrated at work without increasing plastic waste produced on site through the use of plastic water bottles.
John’s report posed some interesting questions and the solution has been well received.
One solution we have trialled is the use of the Camelbak, a backpack with an inner lining that can store 2 litres of drinking water.
The benefits found include:
The Camelbak which has been piloted over the last few weeks on Colas Rail track sites has been well received and will now be implemented on our Track Projects going forward which will eliminate the use of plastic bottles on our track sites.