GEOTEK is committed to environmental sustainability, both in the products we produce and in the ways in which they are manufactured.
GEOTEK firmly believes that our business activities should promote positive safety, environmental, and social outcomes. Systems have been put in place to assure that sustainability values are reflected in all of our business activities. GEOTEK's sustainability programs have been recognized by suppliers, customers and the community.
GEOTEK's products are made from fiber reinforced polymer (FRP) composite, an inherently eco-friendly material that can be produced with fewer emissions, less energy and less greenhouse gas than many alternative materials. FRP composites also have an extremely long service life, resulting in less energy being consumed for maintenance and replacement.
GEOTEK's products provide important sustainability advantages over alternative construction materials, such as treated wood:
GEOTEK is committed to meeting or exceeding all applicable environmental regulations set by the EPA and MPCA. To assure compliance, key environmental performance indicators are also reported and verified by an independent consultant agency.
In addition to complying with regulatory requirements, GEOTEK has numerous ongoing initiatives in place to improve the sustainability of our operations.