UFP has successfully achieved the ISO014001 Environmental Accreditation. UFP is committed to legal compliance, continued improvement and the prevention of pollution in relation to its activities, which effect the environment.
The company has identified specific aspects in relation to the impact of our activities on the environment – packaging and products.
Packaging complies with the Producer Responsibility Obligations (Packing Waste) Regulations 1997. We use environmentally friendly biodegradable packaging in the course of our business.
All corrugated products which we buy contain the following amounts of recycled material – 86% recycled material 14% virgin paper.
Our supplier is a member of CPI and meets all Environmental Agency regulations regarding paper and packaging waste; all of this is re-pulped and used in the production of paper tubes.
The void packaging which we use is 100% biodegradable.
The company endeavours to co-operate with the OEM supplier schemes, and programmes aimed at improving environmental aspects of their products and we promote such practices to our customers.
We also encourage the use of high quality environmentally friendly products, offering a wide range of recycled toner and ink cartridges, low chlorine paper products and cleaning aerosols which are CFC free.
UFP send out all single toner orders without the cardboard box to reduce the amount of cardboard and plastic waste in the UK market.