Graham Smith (UK) is committed to reduce the quantity of plastic used within our business.
Graham Smith (UK) recognises that plastic has a huge negative impact on our planet and so we consider our usage and waste stream not for just plastic but in every section of the waste we produce as a business. The commitments detailed in this document aim to minimise our impact and contribute to the improvement of environmental quality.
As a business, we are focused on generating ideas internally as well as taking advice and guidance from business partners in how to reduce our environmental impact in all our business operations.
Our Integrated Management System, IMS, details our overall commitment to environmental best practice and this policy goes further in defining the ways in which Graham Smith (UK) is committed.
This policy will cover all aspects of business that Graham Smith (UK) carries out and will be continually reviewed as part of our Integrated Management System.
Graham Smith UK’s Commitment
Continue to integrate the principles of ISO 14001 in all of our business processes
Raise awareness of the environmental impact of plastic usage internally through toolbox talks
Use Plastic Alternatives where competitive alternatives exist.
Use Biodegradable Plastics wherever possible.
Avoid the use of single use Plastics.
Use local and reputable waste processing and recycling firms to minimise environmental impact of waste transport.
Collaborate with our existing and new supply chain contacts to continually reduce plastic packaging used on our product lines
Where possible incorporate the collection of our goods from suppliers during other logistics operations to remove the need for any additional plastics used in shipping