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The environmental policy of the Riga Airport is focussed on the sustainable development, caring attitude to the environment and to the community. We assume responsibility for the environmental impact of Airport operations and it is important for us to prevent or reduce th...
The environmental policy of the Riga Airport is focussed on the sustainable development, caring attitude to the environment and to the community. We assume responsibility for the environmental impact of Airport operations and it is important for us to prevent or reduce the adverse effects of Airport activities on air quality, soil, surface and groundwater, control noise pollution and reduce Airport’s total energy consumption. To implement the Environmental and Energy Management Policy, certain basic principles and specific principles in the field of environmental protection and energy management are set.
Riga Airport provides aircraft and passenger services, safe operation of the aerodrome, as well as maintenance and development of the Airport infrastructure in accordance with the principles of sustainable development, taking into account environmental, economic and social aspects and complying with legal norms, as well as requirements of ISO 14001 and ISO 50001 standards.
To perform aircraft noise monitoring, provide up-to-date information on aircraft noise exposure areas, and take active action to reduce aircraft noise.
Energy and CO2
To achieve continuous improvement of energy efficiency and systematically reduce CO2 emissions through the introduction of an energy policy that will:
To reduce the amount of unsorted municipal waste generated by the Airport, by optimising waste sorting and thus providing the highest possible amount of municipal waste that is handed over for recycling.
To ensure that rainwater is treated before it reaches surface water, thus preventing contamination from entering the drainage ditches and the River Neriņa.
Ground and groundwater
To prevent contamination from entering ground and groundwater; to provide remediation of historically contaminated sites.
To apply the green public procurement criteria for drawing up and evaluating procurement documentation.