Nigachem Nigeria Limited is committed to protecting public health by conducting our operations and activities in an environmentally responsible and sustainable manner.  We are committed to complying with all applicable laws and regulations.  We recognize that reducing and, where possible, eliminating the environmental impacts of our activities is an important part of our mission as stewards of public health.  We strive to be a leader amongst other manufacturing industries in achieving environmental excellence and will work with our employees and other internal and external entities to establish and follow principles, in conjunction with the Environmental Policy that will guide our environmental practices.

Nigachem Nigeria Limited’s guiding principles and practices to achieve resource conservation, waste reduction, and sustainability overall are summarized below:

  • Comply with the requirements, conduct our activities and operate our facilities within applicable environmental laws and regulations

  • Conserve energy and other natural resources

  • Encourage employees to use mass transit

  • Reduce, reuse, and recycle to reduce waste

  • Minimize the production of hazardous waste

  • Adopt green procurement practices

  • Ensure all employees complete the environmental awareness training

  • Continue to review and minimize the impacts of our activities

  1. Responsibilities

  2. Energy Conservation

Employees shall:

  1. Switch off all lighting and appliances when not in use and use natural light when possible.

  2. Turn off, not just log off, all computers and other office equipment at the end of every work day.

  3. Activate the power down features on your computer and monitor to enter into a low-power or sleep mode when not in use.

  4. Unplug equipment that drains energy even when not in use (e.g., cell phone chargers, fans, coffee makers, desktop printers, radios).

  5. Utilize videoconferencing and conference calls as an alternative to travel when possible.

  1. Reduction of Materials Consumption

Employees shall:

  1. Avoid using paper by distributing and storing documents electronically.

  2. Print and photocopy only what you need and double side your jobs when possible.

  3. Tell staff and colleagues that you prefer double-sided documents.

  4. Use the back side of old documents for faxes, scrap paper, or drafts.

  1. Reduce Fossil Fuel Consumption and Air Pollution

Employees shall:

  1. Ride mass transit or other alternative forms of transportation, whenever possible.

  2. Minimize Waste and Increase Recycling

Employees shall:

  1. Use durable reusable beverage containers, plates, and utensils.

  2. Reduce the amount of toner in documents that will be printed when possible.

  3. Print documents in black and white or grayscale whenever possible.

  1. Minimize Toxics and Hazardous Waste


  1. Do not pour toxic or hazardous substances down the drain.

  2. Reduce the use of toxic chemicals and use less toxic alternatives wherever possible.

  3. Do not use or purchase mercury or mercury-containing equipment, unless approval has been obtained.

  4. Design experiments, when possible, to use less toxic or hazardous substances.

  5. Purchase chemicals in the smallest quantities needed to avoid over-ordering.

  6. Dispose of hazardous chemicals appropriately and in accordance with the management of hazardous substance procedure and waste management.

  1. Commitment to Green Purchasing

Employees shall:

  1. Purchase office supplies that are non-toxic content whenever possible.

  2. Purchase products that contain biobased content whenever possible.

g. Increasing Awareness of Nigachem Nigeria Limited Impact on the Environment, occupational health and Public Health

All employees are required to complete the Integrated Management System (Environmental management system, ISO 14001:2015 and occupational health and safety management system, ISO 45001:2018) awareness training course.