COLCUEROS is under the implementation process of the Environmental Management System ISO 14001:2004 Standard.


COLCUEROS S. A. is a Company dedicated to transform raw hides to semi-finished hides; conscious of our commitment and responsibility with pollution prevention and the compliance with the applicable environmental regulation and other voluntary commitments subscribed. We develop and implement an Environmental Management System involving every activity and product in the various organization’s levels, in order to control our environmental issues and prevent pollution. Focused on the continuous improvement of our processes and environmental performance, by programs oriented to: integral management of solid and liquid wastes, efficient use and reduction of water and power consumption, reduction and control of odors generated in the process and proper management of chemical products.


  1. Reduction in water consumption.
  2. Reduction in power consumption.
  3. Improvement in liquid and solid waste management.
  4. Reduction and control on odors generated in the process.
  5. Proper management of chemical products.

COLCUEROS has several systems to contribute to the preservation of the environment, such as:

  • Recirculation of water generated in the process and use of rainwater.
  • Plant for catalytic oxidation of sulfurs.
  • Plant for sebum treatment.
  • Plant for chrome recovery
  • Plant for the treatment of waste water.
  • Treatment system to control odors, gas scrubbing.