Functioning of the Eco-Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS) on the example of a Częstochowa Municipal Company
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The subject of consideration of the following study is the Eco-Management and Audit Scheme, as a tool for managing a company focused on sustainable development. EMAS is an element of the management system in waste management companies, which is in response to the guidelines and regulations of the European Union. The following considerations are devoted to the functioning of the EMAS system at the Częstochowa Municipal Company, and the analysis of the environmental performance of the enterprise as a waste management company focused on achieving economic, ecological and social goals.
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