As April 22nd approaches, marking this year’s Earth Day, we would like to reiterate All Med Pro’s commitment to environmental sustainability and offer an insight into how your company can take proactive measures to preserve our planet.
One of the most effective ways that we are reducing our environmental impact is by avoiding the use of paper wherever possible. Instead of printing invoices and quotes, we send them via email as PDF files. This not only saves paper but also reduces postage costs. We have also minimised our use of paper and other office consumables by double-siding all paper used and identifying opportunities to reduce waste.
Recycling equipment that is no longer of use to the company is another way that we are staying sustainable. We give away items such as computers and printers that we no longer use. By doing so, we reduce the amount of waste going to landfills and promote the reuse of valuable resources.
To keep our energy usage low, we have made use of low-energy light bulbs throughout our office and ensure that computers are shut down after work. By doing so, we reduce our energy consumption and contribute to the fight against climate change.
We also purchase products made with recycled paper, such as environmentally safe soaps and detergents. By supporting environmentally friendly products, we are promoting sustainable practices and reducing our environmental impact.
Avoiding unnecessary travel is another important step that we take to reduce our carbon footprint. We make use of instant messaging, video, and audio conferencing, telephone, and email instead of traveling to meetings whenever possible. Additionally, we promote walking, cycling, and public transport wherever possible.
Finally, we actively engage within the industry to promote a greener approach to meetings and industry events. By doing so, we are taking steps to ensure that our entire industry is contributing to a sustainable future.
Click here to read our complete Sustainable Policy: https://www.allmedpro.co.uk/our-sustainable-vision/
How can your company be more sustainable?
Forbes published an article at the start of 2023 outlining ways in which companies can prioritise sustainability in the new year. Here are a few of the recommendations:
- Begin your sustainable journey, no matter how small. Take things one step at a time and don’t feel overwhelmed or guilty about not achieving 100% sustainability – it’s a process.
- Instead of using bottled water, opt for filtered tap water whenever possible.
- Use a reusable bottle or cup for to-go drinks and make a conscious effort to reduce your plastic consumption in other areas of your life.
- Whenever feasible, substitute car trips with walking to reap the physical and mental benefits of regular exercise.
- For shorter travel distances, consider taking the train instead of flying to reduce your carbon footprint.
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Sustainability is not just an individual responsibility; it should be a worldwide mission for everyone to prioritise. As a company, we are committed to continuing to implement sustainable practices and strive to inspire others to do the same. By making small changes in our daily lives and supporting sustainable initiatives, we can all contribute to a greener future for generations to come.
We encourage you to join us in this journey towards sustainability, and let’s work together to create a better world for ourselves and the planet.