Tim Oxendale Freelance WordPress Developer

01902 213950

info@tims-solutions.co.uk

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Environment

REDUCTION OF WASTE AT SOURCE

  • 200 litre drums for ink (reducing packaging waste with less loss of product and waste collections)
  • Automatic delivery of ink into the ducts on press
  • Using washable reusable cloths on the presses
  • Using chemistry free or very low chemistry CTP devices

EFFECTIVE WASTE MANAGEMENT

  • Waste minimisation at source
  • Recycling of waste paper
  • Automatic distribution of ink machine (reduction packaging waste)
  • Use of process chemistry free CTP (no liquid waste)
  • Use cloths rental machine washable and reusable
  • Sorting and recycling waste
  • Treatment of waste in approved courses
  • Secure storage of hazardous liquids to prevent accidental pollution

RESPONSIBLE PURCHASING

  • Substitution of toxic by nontoxic products
  • Referencing responsible suppliers
  • Consideration of environmental performance when buying equipment
  • Removal of isopropyl alcohol (most shops work with 0% alcohol)
  • Use vegetable-based inks
  • Choice of consumables according to their environmental impact

OUR ENVIRONMENTAL PERFORMANCE

  • Staff awareness towards energy savings
  • Rigorous management of energy usage
  • Ensuring our supply chain operate an ISO14001 Environmental Management Program
  • Adherence to the principles of the Global Compact
  • Annual assessment of greenhouse gas emissions (Carbon Balancing)
  • Control of water consumption

99% OF WASTE DIVERTED FROM LANDFILL

  • Double hull tank for liquid waste (machine wash up solution, developer)
  • All dry waste separated into individual waste streams for collection (cardboard, plastics, metal, wood)
  • Aerosol containers (antistatic spray), filters, oil and batteries, sealed containers for specific waste (rags, plastics and used ink cans ...)
  • Compactors are used for paper waste and offcuts, to reduce the number of required collections
  • Computer equipment recycling
  • No chlorinated products
  • Toners sent for recycling

USE OF ENERGY

  • Recovery of heat generated by certain technical equipment for heating workshops
  • Heating and Cooling provided by heat pumps
  • Taking into account the energy performance of machinery during investment decisions
  • Planning schedules to facilitate the implementation of carpooling
  • Staff awareness to energy savings

The Printing Hub

Printing Factory