Environmental Management

We're committed to reducing our carbon footprint and becoming a greener business

We are proud to have become one of the first companies in our industry to operate a fully ISO 14001:2004 accredited Environmental Management System. As part of our Environmental Plan, we review our business requirements and usage regularly and look to reduce any impact on the environment at the earliest opportunity.

The steps we are taking

to achieve this include:

  • A simple, colour-coded recycling system
  • Energy saving tips around the business
  • Environmental Champions program
  • Recycle at Work scheme
  • Cycle to Work and Car Share schemes
  • A major internal awareness and PR program
  • Spark has been an ISO 14001 accredited business since 2009 (Cert. 32E00270).

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ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY

Spark Response is committed to reducing their carbon footprint and becoming a greener business and operates a fully ISO 14001:2004 accredited Environmental Management System.

Our Policy

It is the policy of Spark Response Limited to conform to specified standards of quality, reliability and performance and to continually seek to reduce environmental impact by operating to an ISO 14001:2004 accredited Environmental Management System.

The policy embraces the company’s relationship with customers and suppliers, with who processes and procedures will be promoted to be of mutual benefit and promote better environmental practices.

Key Objectives of the Policy

The following objectives are laid down as guidelines for all staff and sub-contractors employed or on company business:

To comply with the requirements of environmental legislation and approved codes of practice.

To dispose of any waste materials to meet legislative requirement and show concern for the environment.

To review, audit and act upon environmental reports and draw up improvement plans where problems are identified.

To raise awareness, encourage participation and train employees in environmental matters.

To reduce pollution, emissions and waste to reduce our carbon footprint.

To regularly review the policy for its relevance and effectiveness.

Aspects & Impacts

Waste – All waste will be segregated upon disposal and all recyclable waste will be disposed of in a socially responsible fashion.

Packaging – Ensure that all packaging is disposed of in a socially responsible fashion. And that all packaging suppliers are aware of our environmental policies and support them where possible. All aspects of Spark Response’s packaging will also be reviewed periodically to ensure any recycled packaging solutions can be utilized where possible.

Energy Usage – Energy usage will be reviewed on a quarterly basis to ensure usage is kept to a minimum where possible. Tours of the site at frequent intervals will ensure that all heating/air conditioning usage etc is used appropriately.