M J Plumridge Training & Facilitation operates out of a relatively small office with communal gardens on the outskirts of Guildford and our physical size gives us a naturally low 'carbon footprint'.
We are environmentally conscious and try to act responsibly taking our impact on the environment very seriously and not just at our premises. As such, we strive to ensure that all aspects of the business have the least harmful effect on the environment by:
Along with other considerations like ethical business practice, professionalism, quality of service and materials, equality & diversity, disability awareness etc, the environment will always be a factor in how we run our business. We expect our suppliers to do the same and therefore this will form part of any decision we make to negotiate with and appoint suppliers.
56 Eaton Court
offsetting our carbon emissions for our website, mobile phones and our business mileage by subscribing to coco2, which is owned and managed by Carbon Reg Limited (www.coco2.org)
in addition to offsetting our carbon emissions, we now pay WWF (World Wildlife Fund) to protect an area of the rainforest through their Rainforest Rescue Project.
trying to source suppliers with credible environmental policies
[Our printers have successfully completed their FSC audit to become one of the smallest FSC regulated printers in the country (Responsible Forest Management) and use environmentally friendly/sustainable paper and vegetable-based inks for their four colour process work and pantone colours]
[Our participant work packs are made from recyclable polypropylene and are reusable, multifunctional, hard wearing and long-lasting]
trying to use recyclable or environmentally friendly products.
ordering supplies in sufficient quantity to reduce unnecessary deliveries
[We use the offcuts from our printing for training aids]
minimising waste where possible.
conducting most of our communication by e-mail and telephone. We are not believers in the theory of the paperless office however we realise significant environmental savings can be made by use of electronic communication