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Mueller Industries, a leading manufacturer of copper and brass products, is committed to reducing emissions and the company recognizes the importance of setting measurable long-term goals to mitigate its environmental impact. Mueller Industries focuses on reducing its carbon footprint and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, as well as conserving energy, water, and reducing waste generation.
In terms of carbon and GHG emissions, Mueller Industries has implemented measures to reduce its Scope 1 emissions, which include raw material substitution and the installation of state-of-the-art pollution control equipment for its casting operations. The company has also started disclosing air emissions and water usage data through the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP). In addition, Mueller Industries has begun compiling data on its Scope 3 emissions, which cover indirect emissions from sources such as purchased goods and services, transportation, and waste disposal. In 2022, the company’s GHG emissions reported scope 1 was 63,926 Metric Tones CO2e, scope 2 was 100,414 Metric Tones CO2e and scope 3 emissions were 546,277 Metric Tones CO2e.
To conserve energy, Mueller Industries tracks and reports its energy consumption. The company has invested in renewable energy sources, such as wind and hydro, and has installed a battery storage system to store electricity generated by these sources. One of its large manufacturing facilities already operates on 100% renewable electricity. The company is also working towards reducing its reliance on non-renewable energy sources.
Water conservation is another area of focus for Mueller Industries. The company's copper and brass casting facilities account for the majority of its water use, and it continually strives to increase the percentage of renewable sources used for cooling purposes.
In terms of waste management, Mueller Industries has established a program to address waste generation and packaging. The company aims to reduce the amount of waste sent to landfills and has invested in a multi-million-dollar refiner in the UK to increase the recycled content of its business to close to 100% starting in 2023.
Overall, Mueller Industries is taking significant steps to reduce its environmental footprint by implementing measures to reduce emissions, conserve energy and water, and increase recycling, the company is making progress towards a more sustainable future.