Star Paper Mills strives to maintain harmony
with the environment and to ensure a clean and green environment in
the vicinity of the Mill.
In line with our commitment to environment we have been accredited
with ISO 14001:2004.
The company has a full fledged Effluent Treatment Plant using
Activated Sludge Process comprising Primary Clarifier, Aeration Basin, Secondary
Clarifier and Sludge Dewatering. The treated effluent meets the
standards prescribed by the Pollution Control Board. Dewatered Sludge is used by
Board manufacturer as raw material.
To control the particulate emissions
in the environment, the Mill has installed Electrostatic Precipitators on all its
boilers and Rotary Lime Kiln.
Lime Kiln :
To avoid land pollution and conserve natural
resources, the Star installed a Rotary Lime Kiln for recycling waste lime sludge
in 1996. This was much before the regulation made it mandatory.
The company is alive to its social obligations and
has taken several environmental friendly measures to reduce fibre losses,
reduce fresh water consumption, use of enzymatic bleaching to reduce
chlorine consumption for bleaching etc.