Introduction and aim
Toppers is a family-run marketing and printing business, operating from Stevenage, Hertfordshire.
Our main printed products are letterheads, business cards, leaflets, signage and other associated products.
We recognise that our operations result in emissions to air and water, and the generation of waste.
It is our aim to comply with legislation and other requirements, continue to reduce the environmental impacts of our business and operate in an environmentally responsible manner.
This policy describes how we will achieve our aim.
This environmental policy applies to all of our operations including management, office services, printing, delivery and procurement.
Wayne Smith is responsible for ensuring that the policy is implemented. However, all employees have a responsibility in their area to ensure that the aims and objectives of the policy are met.
We will ensure that resources are available to enable us to achieve our objectives and targets.
During 2011 and 2012, we aim to:
increase the amount of recycled and FSC certified stocks we use
increase the volume of paper and cardboard that we send to recycling
reduce the generation of general and hazardous (special) wastes
inform all customers and suppliers of our commitment to reducing our environmental impact
To achieve our aims, we have set ourselves the following targets:
increase promotion of our recycled, 75% recycled and FSC certified product ranges by 2012.
continue our current paper management system and cardboard recycling system.
ensure employees receive training in the correct method of packing to reduce unnecessary waste by 2011.
continue our ink management system and toner recycling system to reduce the amount of waste ink and toner being disposed of.
make our new environmental statement public by September 2010 on our website and in store Monitoring and auditing Progress against these objectives will be monitored through annual management meetings.
This environmental policy is available at www.toppersprint.com/environmental_policy. If you wish to discuss our progress against our objectives, please telephone 01438 746767 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wayne Smith 12.09.2008