Management of environmental impact of malting operations falls into just two major areas:
- Carbon emissions and energy use
- Water use and waste water treatment/disposal
Both of these areas have pages devoted to them in this section, and each consumes much management attention and business focus. Without straying into competitive issues, environmental issues are discussed in forum by malting companies with a view to establishing guidelines for best practice.
Additionally, there are issues such as transport, dust, noise, smell which are managed as part of the routine business of a maltings.