Environmental Policy CHIPPYSMATE WORKSHOP SUPPLIES

CHIPPYSMATE believe that businesses are responsible for achieving good enviromental practice, social responsibility and health and saftey both at work and home and operatingin a sustainable manner.

We are therefore committed to reduce our enviromental impact and continually improving our enviromental performence as an integral and fundamential part of our business strategy and operating methods.

It is priority to encourage our customers, suppliers and all business associates to do the same. Not only is it sound commercial sence for all, it is also a matter of delivering on our duty of care towards future generations.

Our policy is to:

* Wholly support and comply with or exceed requirments of current enviromental and health and safety legislations and code of practice.
* Minimise our waste and then reuse or recycle as much as possible.We will minimise the use of paper in our office.
* Minimse energy and water useage in our building, vehicles and processes in order to conserve supplies and minimise our consumption of nature resourses espicially where they are non-renewable.
* Operate and maintain company vehicles with due regard to enviromental issues as far as reasonably practical and encourage the use of alternative means of transport. We promote the use of travel alternitives such as email or phone.
*Apply the principles of continuous improvement in respect of air. water, noise and light pollution from our premises and reduce any impacts from our operations on the enviroment and local community.
*As far as possible purchase products and services that do the least damage to the environment and encouage to do the same. Purchase wooden products that originate from approved Forestry Stewardship Council (F.S.C ) certified sourses.
*Purchase products from our suppliers that are produced from non european counties have an ethical and working standards policy in place and regualy monitored.
*Assess the environmental impact of any new products we intend to introduce in advance.

For any issues related to Environmental Policy linked tothe business please contact:
Andy Kirby
Partner
Above address or 01603 745757