Eastgate Shopping Centre – Environmental Policy

At Eastgate Shopping 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

Eastgate Shopping Centre is proud that it has achieved

  • Zero waste sent to landfill sites
  • Reduced power, variable speed, drives to our escalators
  • Energy efficient lighting throughout the centre
  • Water saving initiatives, including rainwater harvesting serving our toilets
  • Natural ventilation of the malls in warm weather to reduce air conditioning use
  • Electric car charging points installed in our car park

Ian Clark Centre Manager