Explore Our Latest Sustainability Report: Pathway to Progress - Discover How VLS Is Leading The Charge In Environmental Responsibility..
Explore Our Latest Sustainability Report: Pathway to Progress - Discover How VLS Is Leading The Charge In Environmental Responsibility..

2023 ESG PATHWAY TO PROGRESS

As a leader in waste management, railcar cleaning, and marine services, we are dedicated to conducting our business responsibly, prioritizing health and safety, and actively contributing to the betterment of the environment and the people in it. Our corporate stewardship commitment is deeply intertwined with our mission to deliver innovative environmental solutions that support our clients’ sustainability goals. 

With people and planet at the heart of our business, we recognize the importance of communicating our environmental, social and governance (ESG) efforts to our employees, clients, investors, community leaders, and other valued stakeholders across our operations and value chain. This report summarizes our performance and metrics across relevant topics that ladder up to our core values – Innovation, Partnerships, Safety, Integrity, and our Employees – and underscores our dedication to transparently reporting our progress. This report covers our operations from January 1, 2023 to December 31, 2023, unless otherwise noted. The content of this report was provided by VLS managers and subject matter experts, approved by executive leaders, and reviewed by VLS Board of Directors.

We invite you to explore the report and learn more about the actions we are taking and the progress we are making in building a more equitable, sustainable future. 

Thank you.

2023 Sustainability Report

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2022 Sustainability Report

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2021 Sustainability Report

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2020 Sustainability Report

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Energy efficiency and operational improvements are key to achieving our reduction in GHGs.

Environmental Performance Summary

3,386 MT CO2e

GHGs SCOPE 1 and 2

 

ZERO SPILLS

91,506 TONS/span>

WASTE-TO-ENERGY

62,965 TONS

ALTERNATIVE ENGINEERED FUEL

52,138,284 GALLONS

WASTEWATER TREATMENT

3,712 TONS

BIOMASS (PECAN & PEANUT SHELLS AND DUST)

Who We Are

VLS Environmental Solutions is a leader in sustainability solutions, with three divisions providing industry-leading services. Our Waste Services division provides customized waste processing solutions for hazardous and non-hazardous industrial and commercial waste, including landfill diversion and sustainability programs, solidification of liquid waste, recycling, wastewater treatment, and waste sequestration.

Our Railcar Cleaning and Repair Services division provides specialty cleaning services for difficult-to-clean products, including chemicals, hardened materials, and pressurized gases, and comprehensive repair services for certified full-service repairs, tank car qualifications, and maintenance.

Our Marine Services division offers state-of-the-art barge cleaning, repair, and gas-free facilities for various chemical solvents and downstream petroleum products.

Environmental Performance Summary

40+

Locations

1,100+

Employees

5,500+

Clients

Learn More About VLS

To learn more about what VLS service is right for you, or to speak with someone to customize a program to help you achieve your environmental goals, contact VLS Environmental Services.