Environmental Policy

The Premier Paper Group believes that a responsible commercial approach to the various environmental, social and ethical issues resulting from its activities is essential.

We are, therefore, committed to integrating environmental management into our entire range of business activities.
Our policy is to:

  • Ensure that our operations comply with all relevant legal requirements and other requirements and endeavour to exceed minimum requirements where appropriate

  • Vigorously promote the group’s Carbon Capture initiative. Enabling the creation of new natural woodland via the Woodland Trust’s Woodland Carbon scheme    

  • Ensure retention of the ISO 14001 standard, by defining environmental improvements and setting targets to be achieved year on year, within our ongoing operational management

  • Endeavour to meet the standards required to achieve and maintain ‘Chain of Custody’ accreditation for FSC and PEFC products

  • Ensure that the products we sell and promote are sourced using defined environmental criteria and encourage all our suppliers to strive for environmental excellence

  • Actively monitor the claims of our suppliers in respect of environmental issues

  • Work to reduce waste arising from our activities and promote a higher percentage of re-use and recycling in all areas of our business

  • Ensure that this policy and related initiatives are understood, implemented and maintained at all levels in the organisation, and that they are supported through suitable education and training

  • Review and up-date this policy as necessary to help safeguard the environment

Dave Allen
Managing Director
August 2016