Location

Our LocationBentley , Doncaster

phone

Call Us 07309 066572

time

Tue - Sat10am - 5pm

YBS Policies



ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY


Yorkshire Bike Shack CIC recognises that it has a responsibility to the environment beyond legal and regulatory requirements. We are committed to reducing our environmental impact and continually improving our environmental performance as an integral part of our business strategy and operating methods. We will encourage customers, suppliers and other stakeholders to do the same.

Responsibility

Julian Pike, Director, is responsible for ensuring that this environmental policy is implemented, however, all employees have a responsibility in their area to ensure that the aims and objectives of this policy are met.

Policy aims

We endeavour to:

Comply with all relevant regulatory requirements. Continually improve and monitor environmental performance. Continually improve and reduce environmental impacts. Incorporate environmental factors into business decisions. Increase employee awareness and training.

Paper

We will:

Minimise the use of paper in the office.
Reduce packaging as much as possible.
Seek to buy recycled and recyclable paper products. Reuse and recycle all paper where possible.


Energy and water

We will seek to:

Reduce the amount of energy used as much as possible. Switch off lights and electrical equipment when not in use. Adjust heating with energy consumption in mind.

Office supplies

We will:

Evaluate if renting or sharing is an option before purchasing equipment. Evaluate the environmental impact of any new products we intend to purchase. Reuse and recycle everything we are able to.

Transportation

We will:
Reduce the need to travel, restricting to necessity trips only.


Reduce the need to travel, restricting to necessity trips only.
Promote the use of travel alternatives such as e-mail or video/phone conferencing.
Make additional efforts to accommodate the needs of those using public transport or bicycles.


Maintenance and cleaning

We will:

Use cleaning materials that are as environmentally friendly as possible. Only use licensed and appropriate organisations to dispose of waste.

Monitoring and improvement

We will:

Comply with all relevant regulatory requirements.
Continually improve and monitor environmental performance.
Continually improve and reduce environmental impacts.
Incorporate environmental factors into business decisions.
Increase employee awareness through training.
Review this policy and any related business issues at monthly management meetings.


Culture

We will:

Update this policy at least once annually in consultation with staff and other stakeholders where necessary. Work with suppliers, contractors and subcontractors to improve their environmental performance.
Use local labour and materials where available to reduce CO2 and help the community.

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