Bega Cheese Group operates over six manufacturing sites in Australia. Four sites are in Victoria and two sites are located in Bega, New South Wales. All facilities operate environmental programs that monitor sustainable environmental performance. These programs cover Energy, Carbon, Water, Air, Resource Management, Waste, Soil Management, Noise and Odour.
Bega Cheese facilities operate under licence granted by the New South Wales and Victorian Environmental Protection Agencies. The site environment management systems vary in focus, it is based on each facility’s most significant environmental risk and sustainability concerns.
The Bega Cheese Group monitors and reports on key performance indicators relating to energy and water consumption, carbon, quantity & quality of wastewater as well as solid waste and recycling. Sites with factory water reuse programs also monitor the environmental impact of reuse water on the irrigation areas.