Exterminators Sri Lanka record 36% reduction in carbon emissions

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Exterminators Sri Lanka were recently recognised by Sri Lanka’s leading sustainability solutions provider – ‘The Carbon Consulting Company’, for recording a 36% reduction in carbon emissions. Exterminators were the first internationally certified CarbonNeutral pest control company in Asia and continue to maintain its CarbonNeutral status.dhfh

Talking about the company’s achievement, Carbon Consulting Company CEO Sanith de S. Wijeyeratne commented, “Exterminators have been Sri Lanka’s sole internationally certified green pest control provider for the last two consecutive years. They have been diligent in monitoring, managing and actively searching for ways to lessen its environmental impact. I’m happy to report that this year, Exterminators have reduced their carbon footprint by 36%, which is a noteworthy achievement. On behalf of Carbon Consulting Company, I wish to offer my heartiest congratulations to the team at Exterminators for their achievements in the last two years in becoming a more ecologically friendly organisation.”

Vivian Frost – Regional Representative of the UK’s – The CarbonNeutral Company, the world’s leading retailer of carbon offsets, was present during the handing over of the Carbon Neutral certificate. She added her congratulations to Exterminators, adding, “The Exterminators has made impressive progress in the last 12 months through a significant reduction in its carbon footprint and has demonstrated a genuine commitment to going beyond business as usual through its CarbonNeutral certification. They are among the growing list of companies in Sri Lanka who understand the importance of delivering significant emission reductions and also delivering a positive, sustainable, environmental impact.”

As Exterminators continues to showcase their commitment corporate environmental responsibility, Marlon Ferreira, Entrepreneur at Exterminators stated, “Sustainable business practices in Sri Lanka are becoming more and more important. Exterminators have been in operation since 1998 and we consistently look at areas of improvement. It is with great pleasure that I accept this certification on behalf of my team. We understand that as Sri Lanka’s premier pest management company, we need to lead the way and eliminate unnecessary waste in our quest to become a more socially responsible entity. We’re delighted to be the first pest management company in Asia who have a CarbonNeutral certification, and we will continue to look for new methods to be a sustainable company.”