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Environmental Altruism

By |2019-03-02T00:58:15+11:00July 5th, 2018|Categories: akuna services, Environmental, environmental compliance, environmental responsibility|Tags: , |

What does the word ‘Altruism’ mean to you? It is a personal term.  An individual attribute that lends itself to personal pride. And rightly so.  But let’s explore a little, do some vocabulary pioneering.  What about when you place the word ‘Environmental’ before the word ‘Altruism’.  Then try to apply the new term to our own [...]

Who IS Akuna Services? Meet our Team.

By |2019-03-02T00:58:17+11:00June 8th, 2018|Categories: akuna services, environmental compliance, environmental responsibility, Meet the team, rachel kelly, warren ratliff|

Over the past year or so our articles and blogs have explored the many varied concepts, issues and conundrums that industrial and construction sites may face in their environmental management, storm water protection and spill response. We have touched on absorbents and spill kits, containment and confinement, risk identification and mitigation and training and procedure. But [...]

Our Environment and You

By |2019-03-02T00:58:17+11:00May 25th, 2018|Categories: Environmental, environmental compliance, environmental responsibility|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Before you read this article, we would like you to consider a philosophical question.  OR it may be an ethical one – depending upon your view. How important to you, personally, is protection of the environment? Rate it in importance from 1 (who cares) to 5 (very important to you). If you rated a ‘5’, now [...]

Environmental Compliance: Do you have spill kits or spill absorbents on your site?

By |2019-03-02T00:58:17+11:00May 8th, 2018|Categories: akuna services, environmental compliance, environmental responsibility, Spill kits, Spill response|Tags: , , , , , |

If you do, then consider who is responsible for their upkeep.  Who actually opens the lid and takes a look inside the spill kits to check if they are full of the right absorbents? Or are they instead full of trash – the natural enemy of a wheelie bin spill kit? If your site is like [...]

Keeping Our Drains & Waterways CLEAN

By |2018-04-29T00:19:11+11:00April 29th, 2018|Categories: akuna services, construction near waterways, environmental compliance, environmental responsibility, Silt Curtains|Tags: , , |

Keeping Our Drains & Waterways CLEAN CONSTRUCTION Controlling the movement of silt and sediment during any construction is a key part of the environmental compliance for the developer or contractor. Whether a major infrastructure project, commercial development or a home renovation, if you dig a hole or disturb the surface then there is a risk of [...]