We set out our aims in our Corporate Plan, in which we make a commitment to providing a "Cleaner, Greener" environment.We have recently reaffirmed this commitment, through maintaining accreditation to ISO 14001.
We set out our aims in our Corporate Plan, in which we make a commitment to providing a "Cleaner, Greener" environment.
We have recently reaffirmed this commitment, through maintaining accreditation to ISO 14001. A new structure for managing our environmental impact has been put in place, which now includes all our major sites, listed below:
The ISO 14001 standard demonstrates that we have an Environmental Management System (EMS) in place which ensures continual improvement of our environmental performance.
The principle is simple, in that we must identify and assess all the areas of our work which can have an impact on the environment, then ensure that measures are in place to address them. In practise this means documenting our methods of assessing impacts, measuring key environmental aspects and checking that current processes are up to the job.
All of this work is externally verified as a green seal of approval.
The implementation of an EMS brings real benefits, some of which will include:
All activities will be scrutinised with the following major areas being targeted:
If you have any questions relating to this please contact us using the details below.
Environmental Protection Officer
South Derbyshire District Council
Tel: 01283 595945
Fax: 01283 595855
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