Clearer Thinking Environmental information

At Clearer Thinking we a€™re trying to do what we can to reduce our environmental impact.

Our Carbon Footprint for the year 2015/16 was 2 tonnes of CO2e

Carbon footprint graph


Plans to improve our environmental performance during 2016/17 include:

  • Extending the role out of LED lighting within the office
  • Secondary glazing and draft proofing to further reduce heat loss
  • Increased use of teleconferencing / Skype to reduce travel emissions


Current environmental actions

Energy

  • Energy efficient & LED lighting used throughout our office
  • Energy efficient white goods
  • Weekly energy monitoring
  • 100% renewable energy tariff with Good Energy
  • Seven day programmable heating controls with individual thermostatic radiator valves throughout the office
  • All windows are double glazed
  • Maximise use of natural light to reduce the need for additional office lighting
  • Loft insulated to a depth of 270mm

Water

  • Low flush WCs
  • Drip detection monitoring
  • A grade water efficient dishwasher

Waste

  • Ink cartridges refilled and (eventually) recycled
  • Items bought in bulk to reduce packaging waste
  • Paper, metal, glass, cardboard, plastics and food waste recycling in operation

Travel

  • Public transport options used where viable
  • Fuel efficient driving training conducted in 2011
  • Telephone and Skype meetings used where possible

Procurement

  • Purchase 100% recycled office paper
  • Eco friendly cleaning products used throughout the office
  • Any print jobs specify chlorine free, recycled paper and vegetable ink dyes
  • Annually offset residual emissions

 

 

 

Environmental information