Environmental Policy

Smith Anderson Group Limited recognises its responsibility to prevent pollution, as well as its responsibility to protect and preserve the environment. We are committed to analysing every aspect of our business in terms of the impact on the environment and to take positive action to reduce that impact.

Our goal is to achieve continuous environmental improvement. We will comply with all current legislation and where possible act in anticipation of future environmental legislation. We base our environmental programme around the hierarchy of reduce, and reuse we are committed to continuous review.

Energy.

To review the energy used in the manufacturing of our products and to reduce the energy required per unit.

To review and reduce the energy used in non-manufacturing areas of our business.

Raw Materials.

  • Paper
    To use recycled paper products where this is possible within the constraints placed on us by legislation regarding Food Contact.
  • When using paper that contains virgin fibre, to ensure that this fibre has come from a sustainable source which is suitably managed and where possible certified to a Forestry management scheme.
  • Chemicals
    To use products which give the required performance but with the lowest environmental impact in manufacturing and use.
  • Packaging
    To use packaging which will protect our products from abuse and contamination whilst maintaining low environmental impact.


Waste.
To reduce waste within the manufacturing processes, to cut down the waste generated by administrative functions. Any waste that is produced should be recycled, reused, if possible with other wastes being environmentally and safely disposed of.
This policy shall be communicated to all employees and shall be reviewed annually by Management for its continuing suitability.