Environmental, Health & Safety

Our Commitment

People are Guardian’s most valuable asset. To protect this asset, it is Guardian’s position that there are no assignments that are so important that we do not have time to do them safely and consistently with applicable laws and best practices. Guardian is committed to efficient use of natural resources while operating in a way that protects the safety, health and well-being of our employees, the environment and the community.

Guardian Industries

Awards Celebrates EH&S Excellence

Achieving safety and environmental excellence is critical to Guardian’s success. Across our businesses and around the world, we encourage employees to conduct safe and reliable operations, reduce our environmental impact and make responsible decisions regarding the environment, health and safety. Each year, we celebrate and share our successes.

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"At Guardian we like to say we're an energy company. We're not producing energy; we're saving it with our glass."

- Willem denBoer, Technical Fellow, Guardian Industries Science & Technology Center

"In Russia, Guardian produces some of the country’s most energy-efficient glass products. Everyone benefits with the increased use of high-performance glass."

- Andrey Stolney, General Manager, Guardian Steklo Services

Guardian Glass

Waste Heat Recovery System Earns Energy Star Certificate

The Waste Heat Recovery System (WHRS) at the Guardian's Goole, UK float glass plant, recently received a Certificate of Appreciation from the United States Environmental Protection Agency and its ENERGY STAR® Program.

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SRG Global

Ecopark helps Lliria improve material recycling program

Employees at SRG Global’s Lliria facility, passionate about doing their part to minimize their environmental impact, launched “Ecopark,” an onsite industrial material recycling center. Ecopark serves as a collection area, sorting center and distribution point for the company’s plastic, metal and aluminum scrap and other expended industrial materials, and serves as an example for others.

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In 2015, we reached an industry-first agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for Guardian’s U.S. glass plants. We were recognized publicly for taking a proactive leadership position in the industry to reduce emissions at our facilities.

Pamela Beilke

Director, Global EH&S