ARCT Transport Ltd regards the promotion of Environmental Management measures as a mutual objective for management and employees at all levels and recognises the impact of environmental issues on business performance.
Our Directors Take Being Green To Heart
Annually our directors review our Environmental Policy. Furthermore, the implementation of Environmental Management Systems is monitored by the Directors on a daily basis to ensure that environmental issues are assessed, actioned and reviewed in line with our activities and services. The Directors make sure that ARCT Transport Ltd complies with current environmental legislation. Additionally, our directors continue to improve in environmental management by setting objectives and targets for the activities where we significantly affect the environment. We measure our performance by reviewing our objectives and targets on a regular basis and conducting regular audits. Our Director of Sustainability, Sam Taggart, makes a personal and professional committment to optimise our environmental, social and economic sustainability.
Look at our progress so far this year in terms of the recycling of cardboard and plastic.
Over 141 Tonnes Recycled
equivalent to 2,397 trees
Over 59 Tonnes Recycled
The ABC of Our Environmental Policy
Our Environmental policy will be run in conjunction with our Health & Safety, Quality and Ethical policies. In particular, ARCT Transport Ltd has a responsibility to:
a. Implement and encourage the philosophy of reducuction, re-use and recycling whenever possible.
b. Commit to the prevention, reduction and control of pollution
c. Conform and comply with all current and new legislation and, whenever possible, to conform and comply with guidance notes with regards to environmental issues in all operations undertaken by the company.
d. Monitor, update and maintain information and records on training, energy and fuel consumption, and other relevant areas in order to have a clear indication of our company’s progress.
e. Provide relevant training, information and instruction to all employees to ensure that they are able to perform their duties to the best of their ability and in conjunction with the implementation of any company environmental procedures.
f. Provide facilities and tools for the implementation of new company environmental procedures.
g. Set aside funds to aid the implementation of tools, utilities, information, training and procedures relating to environmental policy.
h. Commit to continually improve and develop company procedures, technology and training, where practical and reasonable, with the objective of improving our positive impact on the environment, and of course reducing any negative impact that we may have.
i. Implement company-wide Environmental Management Systems.
j. Co-operate with neighbours, sub-contractors, visitors, suppliers and customers to ensure they are fully aware of the company’s policies and objectives.
k. Work with our customers to promote conformity with similar objectives and to work in a spirit of co-operation with the relevant authorities.
It's a Whole Staff Issue
All our staff commit to:
Working safely and efficiently, and in an environmentally-friendly manner.
Using any specific equipment provided to lessen their impact on the environment.
Adhering to company procedures.
Reporting or communicating any ideas that will assist the company to initiate further improvements to its policies and working practices.
Our success in meeting our targets for lessening our global footprint is led and implemented by our directors, and adpoted by all our staff as an expectation and commitment to our future.