Express Janitorial Environmental Policy
Express Janitorial Ltd is aware of its responsibilities as an employer and as a supplier of cleaning products. The company is concerned with both long-term and short-term effects of its business in relation to the environment. This applies to the chemicals contained in the cleaning products we supply, and the activities of our staff at work.
Express Janitorial welcomes the introduction of government legislation regarding environmental matters but is aware that the real progress on this issue will occur as a result of the actions of individuals and companies. With this in mind Express Janitorial is implementing a positive policy to promote a practical day-to-day commitment to the environment.
It is the intention of Express Janitorial to commit time and effort to the initial reduction and eventual elimination of significant pollution which may result from Express Janitorial activities.
This will include commitments to:-
  • Reducing waste and consumption of materials, fuel and energy.
  • Minimising the environmental effect of new developments and activities through strategic planning.
  • Specifying products that minimise environmental effects in production, use and disposal.
  • Reducing or eliminating the production of pollution into the environment.
Express Janitorial will:-
  • Comply fully with all legal requirements at every location where it is employed.
  • Encourage full participation and commitment from all employees by carrying out appropriate training.
  • Ensure that where legislation does not exist, the company set their own standards incorporating best industry practice in comparable activities.
Express Janitorial believes that such actions can only be truly effective if carried out by suppliers and clients equally. Because of this supplier companies will be monitored on their environmental policies and actions. Clients will be advised about issues of relevance.
All the staff of Express Janitorial will also be expected to implement this green policy in their work and will receive training to educate them in these matters.
Practical actions to be taken by staff will include:
  • Implementing waste paper recycling in all areas.
  • Recycling used stamps and printer cartridges for charity.
  • Providing recycling bins.
  • Switching off computers and other devices at the end of the day, or if practical whenever possible.
  • Putting water-saving “hippos” in all toilets.
  • Reusing paper for message and note pads.
  • Reusing envelopes and packaging.
  • Regular monitoring checks to ensure lights, computers and other devices are not left switched on.
The management of Express Janitorial will take responsibility to regularly review practices and policies that have a direct effect on the environment.