Bingham and Clarkson Contracts recognises the need to protect the environment and this principle is inherent in this Environmental Policy. Conservation of the Earth’s natural resources is becoming more and more important. We share with our customers and our employees a growing concern over the caring for our environment. Bingham and Clarkson Contracts will continually strive to achieve the objectives below.
Bingham and Clarkson Contracts understands that environmental management is essential to the continuing development of its business and is essential to the improvement of the environment in which we work and live.
We are committed to incorporating a management system with which to identify ongoing environmental issues, their impacts and consequences, to improve “best practice” and set targets for these achievements.
Prevention of Pollution
Bingham and Clarkson Contracts recognises its responsibilities to identify direct and indirect pollution, conform to legislation, and prevent pollution resulting from our operations.
We are committed to complying with all relevant environmental legislation and other legislation with environmental consequences. We will strive to adhere to and work beyond both current and anticipated environmental legislation and other requirements.
Management Personnel Commitment
This policyhas the commitement of senior management who acknowledge their responsibility to provide direction and support, and be responsible for the continuing environmental management and performance of Bingham and Clarkson Contracts. Bingham and Clarkson Contracts will incorporate environmental issues in our decision making process.
Bingham and Clarkson Contracts is committed to reviewing all activities, actions taken and the resulting effects, with a view to continual environmental improvement of its activities to an agreed annual programme.
We will develop objectives to target environmental improvements.
Training and Awareness
Bingham and Clarkson Contracts is committed to improving the environmental awareness of our employees at all levels from management through to sub-contract and temporary staff, with a view to encouraging awareness, developing personal improvement and meeting the environmental targets set.
We will promote and encourage staff and sub-contractors to take whatever measures possible to minimise waste and pollution
Suppliers and External Parties
Bingham and Clarkson Contracts is committed to working with its suppliers of all components, materials, equipment and energies with a view to encouraging environmental awareness, reduction of environmental impacts and to obtain and work with their environmental objectives and policies.
Bingham and Clarkson Contracts is also commited to working with external environmental authorities, local communities and other bodies and specialists concerning all environmental improvements.
Bingham and Clarkson Contracts is committed to reducing the environmental impact relating to transport of manufactured goods by reducing the number of deliveries and route planning.
Design and Specification
Bingham and Clarkson Contracts is committed to providing innovative, environmentally-friendly business environments, and undertake to make a significant commitment to the protection and enhancement of the environment within which we operate.
Bingham and Clarkson Contracts is further committed to manufacturing design and specification improvements with improved environmental consequences. Bingham and Clarkson Contracts design philosophy to make better use of space contributes to a reduction in the use of materials.
Bingham and Clarkson Contracts is committed to reviewing metal, glass and plastic components with a view to improved environmental consequences.
We will utilise sustainable materials, and apply selection criteria for our suppliers based on environmental performance.
We will design schemes using finishes which are natural and sustainable products, pollution free and sourced locally with little additional manufacturing input.
Bingham and Clarkson’s staff and sub-contractors are encouraged to take whatever measures are possible to minimise waste and pollution. Parcel and packaging products are recycled where possible.
We have implemented a waste management strategy to minimise waste, and ensure that materials are reused or recycled where practical. All non-recyclable waste to be disposed of in designated skips or at a waste transfer station.
Bingham and Clarkson Contracts is committed to segregation and recycling by others of packaging, paper, small metals and glass waste.
We are committed to compliance with all waste legislation including liquids, water etc
Bingham and Clarkson Contracts to reducing energy consumption through good practice programmes, devices and changes.
We well advise clients on the efficient use of their energy and other utilities.
We will welcome suggestions from staff on how to conserve energy. Energy will be conserved by turning off lights when not in use and computer monitors not left on standby. Staff will also be encouraged to use their own initiative at all times to minimisw waste and conserve fuel and energy.