How to Select an Environmentally Friendly Drain Cleaning Company

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How to Select an Environmentally Friendly Drain Cleaning Company

11 January 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Are you wondering about the attributes that you can base upon to select an eco-friendly drain cleaning company for your business premises? Read on and discover some of the things that you should research about the firms bidding for your drain-cleaning contract.

Use of Logistics Software

An important area that you shouldn't ignore when looking for a sustainable drain-cleaning company is how they manage their fleet of service vehicles. Companies without logistics management software use a lot of fuel to reach their clients. This is because the personnel have no way to optimise their movements in order to reach their destinations efficiently. The longer journeys can even translate into higher quotations to you because that fuel cost is usually transferred to the client. It is therefore in your best interest to hire a company that has logistics software that helps them to reduce how much fuel is used by their vehicles. Less fuel means there will be fewer emissions that harm the environment.

Reduction of Landfill Waste

Another way to identify an eco-friendly drain cleaning company is to examine what measures they have instituted to keep landfill waste minimal. For instance, the company could use biodegradable packaging for all the materials that they use. They could also have a no-paper policy in the way they manage their records and communication. Such approaches help to reduce how much garbage they generate in their day-to-day activities. Select a firm whose methods of reducing landfill waste convince you that they walk the talk of sustainability.

Use of Eco-Friendly Products

Find out what specific products and techniques the different drain-cleaning companies use. For instance, a company that uses imaging technology to identify where a clog exists on an underground drain may be more eco-friendly than another company that first digs up the entire drain in order to find the location of a clog. The random digging can damage the landscape and increase your drain-cleaning costs. Only hire a company whose products and techniques have the least impact on the environment.

You need to take your time when evaluating the different firms that have applied to offer drain-cleaning services to your business. It is therefore wise for you to look for a provider of these services long before an urgent need to clean the drains arises. Otherwise, it may become very challenging for you to look into all the factors in the discussion above if you are pressed for time.