Sherburn in Elmet Community Trust commits to continually improving its environmental performance by the following actions:-
Reduce water use
Regularly checking for and rectifying any dripping taps or pipes
Use less energy
Displaying posters and stickers to remind people to turn lights off when they leave an empty room.
Having a professional energy audit carried out.
Minimise waste and recycle more
Minimising the use of single use plastics
Recycling as much waste as possible
Trying to buy products which are not ‘over-packaged’.
Trying where possible to buy recycled products.
Printing all documents where possible double-sided.
Trying to buy local produce, or products that are environmentally friendly or from sustainable sources
Minimise unnecessary travel
Encouraging staff and volunteers to reduce unnecessary travel and making the transport that is necessary as sustainable as possible.
This policy will be reviewed annually
Adopted January 2019