Harpur Centre – Environmental Policy

Harpur Centre – Environmental Policy

At the Harpur Centre, we recognise that we have a responsibility to reduce the impact of our operation on the environment wherever possible.  Sustainability and reducing environmental impact are central to our business strategy alongside making a difference within our local community.

We are committed to:

  • Complying with all relevant environmental legislation and regulations
  • Encouraging environmentally responsible behaviour throughout our workforce
  • Improving the awareness and understanding of environmental issues amongst contractors, tenants and visitors
  • Continually improve by putting sustainability at the centre of operational decision making; incorporating small and large changes to centre operations and processes which have a positive environmental impact  
  • Preventing pollution wherever possible and practicable by developing non-polluting practices
  • Sourcing electricity for the centre common areas that originates from 100% renewable sources
  • Communicating ways in which the local community can engage and contribute to centre sustainability initiatives
  • Setting goals and targets to continually improving our environmental performance

Our Environmental Goals

  • Reduce our carbon footprint
  • Improve energy efficiency within all common parts of the centre
  • Promote the reduction, re-use and recycling of our waste and focus on waste minimisation
  • Ensuring safe and efficient storage and disposal of all waste
  • Educate all stakeholders

The Harpur Centre is proud that it has already achieved

• 100% zero to landfill waste streams since 2016

• Our water fountain is a formal Refill station saving carbon and plastic bottles from    

   our waste streams

• An upgrade to the Centre’s boiler system to reduce fossil fuel usage

• Energy efficient lighting installed across our malls

We will continue where practical to reduce our impact on the environment and local area and work closely with our community champions.  

Harpur Centre Management