At 5 Star Timbers, we believe we have a responsibility to care for & protect the environment in which we operate. We are fully committed to improving our environmental performance accross all of our business activities, & will encourage our business partners & members of the wider community to join us in this effort.
5 Star Timbers recognises our key impacts to be in the areas of:
raw material use
emissions to air/water
We will strive to:
Adopt the highest environmental standards in all areas of operation, meeting & exceeding all relevant legislative requirements.
Assess our organisational activities & identify areas where we can minimise impacts.
Minimise waste through careful & efficient use of all materials & energy.
Purchase sustainable products wherever feasible [e.g. recycled, FSC or low environmental impact products & energy from renewable sources].
Publicise our environmental position.
Train employees in good environmental practice & encourage employee involvement in environmental action.
Reduce risks from environmental, health or safety hazards for employees & others in the vicinity of our operations.
Adopt an environmentally sound transport strategy.
Aim to include environmental & ethical considerations in investment decisions where appropriate.
Assist in developing solutions to environmental problems.
Continually assess the environmental impact of all our operations.
5 Star Timbers have developed a series of action plans to supplement each of our environmental policy objectives.
5 Star Timbers will periodically review performance & publish these results in an appropriate manner.