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Environmental policy

Green Energy (UK) plc is committed to:

  • Increase the use of green electricity.
  • Minimise energy use wherever possible.
  • Continual improvement on environmental issues where economically feasible.
  • Control the activities of the company to minimise risk of pollution to the environment.
  • Minimise the production of waste where possible and any disposal of waste produced will be carried out with due care for the environment.
  • Minimise the use of new products where other recycled materials are a suitable substitute.
  • Make every effort to ensure that where waste materials or products can be recycled they are recycled in an environmentally responsible way in order to conserve resources.
  • Ensure that our operations comply with or exceed current legislation and other relevant requirements.
  • Be a responsible employer and neighbour.
  • Ensure that all employees carry out their duties in line with the above statement and, through training, are aware of their obligations.
  • Minimise the use of mobile phones and monitor existing use.
  • Compile and keep publicly available this Company Environmental Policy.

Specific actions:

  • We use 100% renewable electricity
  • Virtually every sheet of A4 is used twice before recycling
  • Low energy light bulbs are in use wherever possible
  • We recycle our printer cartridges wherever possible
  • We communicate with our customers and shareholders via email
  • We use public transport wherever possible and practical
  • We do not run company cars
  • We are founder members of Trucost