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Environmental Sustainability

Cepheid is committed to reducing the indirect and direct impact of our business operations and products on the environment.

This is demonstrated by:

  • Investment in environmental programs that have significantly improved recycling diversion and reduced energy consumption.

  • Fully compliant environmental regulatory compliance programs for all global locations.

  • Minimization of hazardous waste and diversion to fuel-blending.

  • Strict control of air and water emissions.

  • Achieving multiple environmental excellence recognition awards.

Environmental Performance Data

Hazardous Waste Diversion

In 2016 Cepheid re-directed >90% of the hazardous waste generated in the USA to be used as a secondary fuel source at fuel blending energy recovery operations to replace coal and natural gas. This is a safe and effective method of recovering the energy value of the waste and helps conserve our finite natural resources.

Environmental Goals

Cepheid has established several environmental goals:

  • Maintain Certified Green Business status in Sunnyvale CA

  • Maintain global facilities’ environmental regulatory compliance programs

  • Recycle >80% of all California non-hazardous waste materials

  • Divert >90% of all USA hazardous waste to fuel-blending energy recovery

Cephied plans to pursue additional opportunities to further reduce hazardous waste, increase percentage of recycling diversion, and decrease energy consumption for all global operations.

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