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Company Overview

Environmental Management Policy

Environmental Management Policy

Herc Rentals Inc. is committed to minimizing the impact of our equipment rental operations on the environment by implementing programs that incorporate sound environmental policy. We will operate in accordance with all relevant local, state, and federal regulations and will strive to use pollution prevention and best management practices throughout our branches to:

  • Handle, store, and dispose of substances that are defined as hazardous material in compliance with local, state, and federal regulation
  • Reduce, reuse, and recycle our waste products as much as possible
  • Minimize water consumption and ensuring safe treatment within our branches by incorporating innovative design of waste water treatment systems
  • Minimize energy consumption by employing energy reducing initiatives
  • conduct regular training for staff working in and around petroleum storage tanks to inform on hazardous materials stored onsite, as well as regular inspections of storage tanks, dispensers, and critical safety devices
  • When required by local, state, and federal regulations, develop and maintain appropriate emergency and spill response programs
  • Whenever possible, purchase products and services that do the least damage to the environment and communicating this commitment to our vendors
  • Monitor the environmental impact of our business practices and review our progress on a continual basis
  • Promote environmental stewardship and best management practices to our customers that utilize rental equipment