environmental and sustainability policy


Policy Statement

Trading Standards Institute accepts and recognises its responsibility to provide a working environment and operate all our businesses in an environmentally sensitive manner.

Management is committed to the principles of sustainability and will take all reasonably practicable steps to meet this responsibility, paying particular attention to:

Wholly support and comply with or exceed the requirements of current environmental legislation and codes of practice;

Promote environmental awareness among our employees and encourage them to work in an environmental responsible manner;

Communicate our environmental commitments to clients, customers, members and suppliers, and encourage them to support it;

Purchase supplies and products that do least damage to the environment, and where possible purchase goods and services locally to reduce CO2 emissions;

Re-using or re-cycling waste where possible;

Minimise use of energy and other natural resources through water and energy saving practices; and 

Periodically review and strive to improve our environmental performance and to minimise the social and environmental impact of our businesses and business policies.