Sustainability

Sustainability is behind everything we do at Alex Fraser. Our purpose is to enable developers and governments to build greener roads and infrastructure.

For our customers, this means even more sustainable options from Alex Fraser, more emissions savings, and an even greater commitment from us to provide innovative and sustainable products.

Story A Roadmap to Reduce Impact

Our Impact*

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TONNES OF CARBON SAVED
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MILLION
TONNES OF MATERIAL RECYCLED
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TRUCK RUNS SAVED
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BILLION
GLASS BOTTLES RECYCLED
* Total outcomes achieved since operations commenced in 1982
Sustainable Outcomes Certificates
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Every time our customers choose Alex Fraser’s Green Roads products, they make a difference. A Sustainable Outcomes Certificate can be provided upon request to help demonstrate the environmental benefits achieved on your project.

Do you know what you’re driving on? Maybe it’s a Green Road.

Carbon Footprint

Carbon Savings as well as Cost Savings

Alex Fraser is committed to the sustainable use of resources. By choosing Green Roads products, our customers save on cost, cartage, and carbon, by up to 65%.

Operating Sustainable Facilities

Our commitment to sustainable site management includes the use of grey water, solar energy, air quality control and innovative operating practices that reduce our carbon footprint.

Our state-of-the-art production facilities are designed to meet best practice efficiency standards by reduceing our CO2 emissions while increasing production volumes.

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Life Cycle Assessment

Alex Fraser Recycled Materials – Life Cycle Assessment

Environment

Air Quality Management

Alex Fraser has been internationally recognised for best practice air quality management and environmental controls.

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Clarinda Recycling Air Quality Management

The Clarinda Recycling Facility is an award-winning sustainable materials producer that has been internationally recognised for best practice in air quality management and environmental controls.

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Sustainability Policy

Our Sustainability Policy calls for contributions from all corners of Alex Fraser to benefit the environment, our communities, the economy, our people and our business.

Read more here: Global Sustainability Commitments Guide Hanson’s New National Policy

Sustainability Policy

Biodiversity

Habitat Protection

Alex Fraser’s sites host expansive indigenous habitat. We are continually working to improve biodiversity at all of our facilities with additions including; protective shelters, bird and insect boxes, floating refuge islands for resident fauna, cameras to monitor the activity of wildlife and planting of indigenous trees and shrubs. An extensive and valuable habitat is well incorporated into the ongoing operation of our leading resource recovery facilities.

Biosecurity Management

Alex Fraser is commited to the containment and eradication of Red Imported Fire Ants throughout Queensland.

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Benefits Calculator

When you choose from our Green Roads products you can be assured, you’re making a sustainable difference on your project.

Our Sustainability Benefits Calculator helps you estimate the impact of your choice. Simply choose your product and your tonnage and we’ll show you the savings you’ll make in landfill, truck movements, carbon emissions and cost.

Sustainability Charter

As part of the Hanson Group of Companies our work is guided by our national Sustainability Charter and underpinned by HeidelbergCement’s 2030 Sustainability Commitments.

Together, we are committed to reducing our global environmental footprint. We are united on reducing our impact on air, land and water. By 2025 the entire HeidelbergCement Group, including Hanson and Alex Fraser, will reduce carbon emissions by 30%.

Community

At Alex Fraser we are committed to working with our local communities and giving back to the places we call home. We are proud to partner with a number of non-profit and charitable organisations who share our values and core ideals.

Search And Rescue Dogs Australia

Video: A Pawfect Partnership

SARDA | Search and Rescue Dogs Australia

The Daniel Morcombe Foundation

Story: Green Roads Goes Red for Daniel

The Daniel Morcombe Foundation

Reconciliation Action Plan

As part of the Hanson Group of Companies, Alex Fraser’s work is guided by the Hanson Reconciliation Action Plan endorsed by Reconciliation Australia in 2021.

During NAIDOC Week 2021, the Hanson Group of Companies commissioned artwork by Indigenous artist Nikita Ridgeway, representing its role in the Australian community.

Nikita’s artwork is featured on the cover of the Reconciliation Action Plan. A full copy of the document is available via the link below.

Awards

Alex Fraser is proud of its suite of awards for sustainability, innovation and diversity.

Australian Flexible Pavement Association

2022 Victorian Outstanding Project Award (>$10m)

2019 Innovation Award

AFPA

Sustainability Victoria

2020 Premier’s Sustainability Award

Story: Alex Fraser recognised with Premier’s Sustainability Award

Sustainability Victoria

Victorian Transport Association

2020 VTA AFIA Sustainable Environment Award

2019 VTA AFIA Sustainable Environment Award

2018 VTA AFIA Waste and Recycling Award

Story: Alex Fraser’s Sustainable Environment Award Hat Trick

Australian Freight Industry Awards

Wyndham Business Awards

2019 Large Industrial

2011 Manufacturer Large

2009 Medium Industrial

1998 Business of the Year

Story: Celebrating a win for Laverton’s Sustainable Supply Hub

Wyndham Business Awards

Cement Concrete and Aggregates Australia

2019 Innovation Award for Diversity & Inclusion

CCAA