Shepherds the Vets Environmental Statement
Shepherds the Vets LTD is committed to preventing pollution and to complying with all relevant environmental legislation, regulations and other environmental requirements.
We will regularly evaluate the environmental impact of our activities, products and services and we will take action to continually improve our environmental performance.
It is our policy to:
- Minimise the use of energy, water and natural resources
- Minmise waste through prevention, re-use and recycling where possible
- Dispose of waste safely and legally
- Avoid the use of hazardous materials, where practical
- Work with environmentally responsible suppliers
- Prevent environmental damage and minimize nuisance factors such as noise and air pollution.
We will define environmental objectives, targets and improvement actions that are related to this policy and to our significant environmental aspects. We will regularly evaluate progress.
We are committed to providing relevant environmental training and promoting environmental awareness to employees and, where appropriate, to suppliers and to communicating our environmental performance.
We will implement processes to prevent environmental non-conformities and to ensure that we are prepared to deal with potential environmental emergencies.
This policy will be regularly reviewed and updated to take account of organisational priorities and changes, environmental legislation and best practice.
In support of our Environmental Statement, Shepherds the Vets has designated TJ Davies the Shepherds Sustainability Champion alongside his role of Facilities Manager. TJ is happy to be at the forefront of Shepherds the Vets on drive on sustainability. He is responsible for ensuring that the practice is committed to our Environmental Statement, that it complied with and continually improved upon. TJ will be promoting sustainability, encouraging effective resource use and leading by example to help colleagues do the same. In his role of Facilities Manager and being Sustainability Champion, TJ has already taken steps to lowering plastic use by installing a filtered water system for our staff along with a instant hot water system to decrease the energy used in boiling the kettle.