Environmental Policy

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