Environmental Policy

TCG Scaffolding is committed to ensuring that our scaffold business strives to impact the environment as least as possible.

We are committed to continuing to improve our environmental performance, minimising our environmental impact and making resource efficiency a core requirement of all our operations.

We will seek to promote good practice by others.

Our organisation

Energy
TCG Scaffolding will monitor and manage its consumption and use of energy. We will work to reduce the consumption of energy and to reduce our contribution to emissions of gases and other pollutants which are believed to contribute to climate change.

Water
We will work to reduce the consumption of water within our buildings and reduce discharges.

Waste
TCG Scaffolding will work to reduce the volume of waste within its buildings and estate, by wherever possible:

  1. Reducing consumption of
  2. Repairing
  3. Re-using
  4. Recycling

All of TCG’s materials are treated as such.

Transport

TCG Scaffolding will monitor and work to reduce its contribution to environmental emissions caused by travel undertaken for business purposes.

Procurement
TCG Scaffolding will purchase goods and services to minimise adverse environmental effects. TCG Scaffolding will seek to undertake sustainable procurement actions that comply with EC regulatory requirements and UK Government policy on public procurement and its requirement to provide best value.
TCG Scaffolding will use local suppliers where appropriate and will encourage its suppliers to commit to improving environmental performance.

Other
Where possible, TCG Scaffolding will monitor and manage its consumption and use of other resources and materials used within its estate, working to minimise our reliance on non-renewable resources and to avoid use of any hazardous substances.

Our staff
We recognise the responsibility staff have in contributing to good environmental management. TCG Scaffolding will seek to harness and channel the enthusiasm and interest shown by staff and will provide appropriate information and support to ensure that all staff exercise their environmental responsibility.
TCG Scaffolding will incorporate the principles set out in this environmental policy into its day to day operations developing appropriate:

  1. Procedures for day-to-day operations
  2. Annual targets
  3. Action plans

The annual targets and action plan will be reviewed quarterly, and the targets will be reported annually.