Environmental policy and review
- Labelhouse has an environmental policy.
- The General Manager is designated as being responsible for implementing the policy and championing environmental issues.
- There is a regular environmental policy review process in place that aims to continually improve environmental performance.
Labelhouse is committed to leading the label industry in minimising the impact of its activities on the environment. The key points of its strategy to achieve this are:
- Minimise waste by evaluating operations and ensuring they are as efficient as possible.
- Minimise toxic emissions through the selection and use of its fleet and the source of its power requirement.
- Actively promote recycling both internally and amongst its customers and suppliers.
- Source and promote a product range to minimise the environmental impact of both production and distribution.
- Meet or exceed all the environmental legislation that relates to Labelhouse and our industry.
- Actively improve our processes to become ‘leaner’ and minimise error rate in the business.
- There is a culture of reducing physical waste wherever practically possible.
- Waste items are reused or recycled in preference to disposal.
- Effective controls of ground, air and water pollution are adopted.
- For all polluting materials, emergency response plans are in place.
- There is a culture of reducing resource consumption wherever practically possible.
- Baselines are established for the consumption of water, electricity
- There are regular reviews of resource consumption data to monitor usage.
- Where practically possible, investment is made in water and energy efficient technology.
- Recycled products are preferentially purchased wherever possible.
- Renewable energy is supported where practically possible.
- All potentially negative impacts on the environment caused by the day-to-day practices of the company have been identified.
- There is a regularly reviewed management system that aims to reduce any significant negative impacts on the environment.
Labelhouse utilise HP Digital technology for a growing number of customer print runs.
HP Indigo presses and the environment HP Indigo presses feature a range of technologies that reduce paper waste, energy usage and consumables consumption, Furthermore, there is a growing infrastructure for take-back and reuse or recycling of consumables, and even the presses themselves. Taking a more sustainable approach to printing is increasingly recognised not just as good practice, but as good business. The very nature of digital on-demand printing – that enables the printing of just what is needed, when and where it is required helps meet our sustainability objectives.
Please refer HP 2020 sustainable Impact report
Furthermore, Labelhouse are actively involved in ongoing Continuous Improvement programs , broadly designed to promote lean principles, reduce error and improve efficiency. Our NCR process is a good example where any variation to specification is investigated, a Root cause agreed to and corrective and preventative actions put in place.