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Environmental Policy

F Phillips & Co. is a supplier and Installer of Office Furniture, Stationery and business supplies. Printer and embroiderers, Suppliers of work wear and personal protective equipment. Supply and retail of garments, country wear and associated goods to the equine sector.  This is supplemented by additional business services such as document reduction and storage, provision of IT consumables, and supply of country wear and equestrian clothing and accessories.

We are aware of the impact our activities have upon the environment and recognise the importance of conducting our business in a matter that incorporates sound environmental management practices.

As such, at F Phillips & Co. we are committed to the protection of the environment and minimising our environmental impact through a programme of continual improvement. In addition, we are committed to fulfilling relevant compliance obligations.

We operate an environmental management system certified to ISO 14001 which provides the framework for setting objectives and improving our environmental performance.

We maintain staff awareness of our environmental objectives by providing the necessary information, training, and resources to promote good working practices. This Policy has the full support and commitment of senior management. Our policy is communicated to all persons working for or on our behalf and is available to interested parties via our website. A periodic review of this policy is carried out to ensure continued suitability.

Signed:

Cecilia Phillips

Managing Director

Issue: 11

 

The scope of the management system is as follows:

The supply and installation of office furniture, stationery and business supplies. Printing and embroidering, supply of work wear and personal protective equipment. The supply and retail of garments, country wear and associated goods to the equine sector.

 

WEEE Directive and Waste Batteries

1. WEEE Directive 1.1 The Seller complies with the Waste Electrical or Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Directive as implemented in the UK that requires countries to maximise separate collection and environmentally friendly processing of these items. 1.2 In the UK, distributors, including retailers, must provide a system which allows all customers buying new electrical equipment the opportunity to recycle their old items free of charge. 1.3 The Seller has met the requirements placed on it by financially supporting the national network of WEEE recycling centres established by local authorities. This is achieved through membership of the national Distributor Take-back scheme. (DTS). Unwanted electrical equipment is the UK’s fastest growing type of waste. Many electrical items can be repaired or recycled, saving natural resources and the environment. To remind end-users that old electrical equipment can be recycled, it is now marked with the crossed-out wheeled bin symbol. 1.4 If the Buyer is purchasing Goods for resale, the acknowledges that the Buyer is taking on the obligation to deal with the WEEE in accordance with the WEEE regulations in relation to the treatment, recycling & recovery and environmentally sound disposal of the WEEE. 1.5 The Seller supports local authorities in providing local recycling facilities for electrical equipment. The Buyer and end-users can find its nearest recycling centre at www.recycle-more.co.uk. 1.6 The Seller shall accept no liability whatsoever for the Buyer’s non-compliance with any legislation relating to WEEE.

2. Battery Recycling 2.1 The Seller complies with its obligations under the Battery Directive 2006 as implemented in the UK. The Seller offers a take-back scheme for all portable waste batteries. End-users may return their waste batteries to the Seller’s business premises in person, but not by post. 2.2 The Buyer should inform end-users that they can find their local waste portable battery recycling facility at www.recyclenow.com. 2.3 The Seller shall accept no liability whatsoever for the Buyer’s non-compliance with any legislation relating to the Battery Directive.