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Waste is not a liability, it's an asset.

As such, SJMC assists companies in understanding the value in their materials, processes and utilize industry knowledge and employee culture to uncover the opportunities to eliminate waste.

Companies often require guidance in adapting to sustainability reporting and certification frameworks, embed Best Management Practices and to share their performance in an encouraging and transparent manner - this is the role of SJMC.

Out of the vast variety of certification programs on the market, SJMC only offers assistance with programs that offer the most value for the customers goals. The programs that tend to stand above most others are:

Zero Waste Certification - Total Resource Use and Efficiency (TRUE) is a facility based Zero Waste certification program that is the operational equivalent to LEED. SJMC conducts indepth Zero Waste Audits auditing (taking a snapshot of the full operations), provides monitoring assistance and solution based options that meet the TRUE standards while also achieving company goals.

B Corp Certification Guidance - Learn how SJMC assists teams with integrating B Corp Impact Assessment criteria into daily operations. SJMC offers whole-program implementation or waste-specific solutions to help applicants boast their environmental scores.

LEAF criteria and standards were developed according to international standards and the latest data in environmental science. They are a direct reflection of the issues facing the foodservice industry and are updated yearly. SJMC provides food service industry with insight into what meets the LEAF standards and what fits within their operations.

Golf Environment Organization - The GEO certification standards in water conservation, waste management, supply chain management and energy conservation criteria are the highest standards of operation in the golf industry. As the first GEO Sustainability Associate in North America, SJMC continues bring cutting edge solutions from other industries to the links.

If your businesses culture values sustainability principles and you want this to be better reflected in your operations, product and service offerings, then let's discuss what certification program works for you.



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