Coomers recognises that it has an obligation to help protect the environment and the neighbourhoods in which we operate. We will seek, as far as is reasonably practicable, to minimise the company’s effects on the environment.
We will ensure environmental issues are considered carefully at all levels when planning and conducting business activities.
We will comply with all applicable regulatory requirements and will work cooperatively with regulatory bodies, including the Environment Agency and our own Local Authority. By working with our Trade Association, the Builders’ Merchants Federation, we will ensure continued awareness of changes in environmental legislation.
We will ensure our employees understand and act in accordance with our environmental aims.
We seek to provide an environmentally friendly range of products and will inform our customers of the health and safety impacts of our products. We will ensure our timber comes from responsibility managed forests.
We will minimise the environmental health and safety risks to our employees.
We will manage our activities in line with best business practice to control the impact on the local community of noise, dust, light emissions and traffic movement.
We will seek to reduce energy consumption and water usage at our premises and make the most effective use of our delivery vehicles in line with business activities.
We will aim to minimise our waste and segregate it for reuse/recycling.
We will continue to look at ways of improving our activities.