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Environmental Statement

Hako Machines Ltd (HML) is committed to protecting the environment by focusing on sustainable material sourcing, efficient logistics and recycling.

Since 2004, HML are proud to be certified as compliant with EN ISO 14001 but we continue to strive to do more for our environment. Environmental considerations are deeply rooted into the design philosophy of our Research and Development teams and are integrated as core innovations in our products.

The majority of these innovations increase efficiency and comes as standard with our product range. Our Hako AquaControl features can be used to save up to 50% of water and cleaning agent at no extra cost, whilst the Hako PowerFilter (installed on indoor sweepers) enables the clearing up of dirt and debris without swirling up dust. These special dust suppression systems have a filtration efficiency of up to 99.5% – ensuring clean exhaust air without a price premium.

Other products which have proven eco-efficiency include our high-performance gel and wet battery systems, modern LPG (liquefied petroleum gas) and economical diesel engines which are also compliant with Euro 5 certification. These highly efficient engines provide hassle free compliance for operation of Hako machinery in environmental zones.

Hako’s Collection of batteries

Under the Waste Batteries and Accumulators Regulations 2009, Hako Machines Limited produce lead acid and gel batteries. We are pleased to take back waste industrial and automotive batteries supplied to an end user and collect free of charge for treatment and recycling. We are required to do this in any calendar year we place new batteries on the market.

To return batteries, please contact our Customer Support Centre and we will make the necessary arrangements for the return, proper treatment and recycling of the industrial or automotive batteries.