Environment

ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT

We can all contribute

We all have a responsibility for managing our environmental impact As part of our working day. Be aware of the impacts your work has on the environment and consider how any risks could be reduced. Working together we can achieve the goal we have set ourselves.

Vehicles

•  All company vans are serviced regularly
•  We have 8 onsite EV Charging points
•  Checked daily by driver before use
•  Run on diesel fuel/electricity
•  Only take necessary journeys
•  Engines switched off when not travelling

Fork Lift Trucks

•  All fork lift trucks are serviced regularly
•  Checked daily by driver before use
•  Run on LPG/electricity
•  Used only when necessary
•  Engine switched off when not in use

Electricity

Our Site runs Cost Neutral for Electricity, we have 152 Solar panels, producing 47,120KWH

•  Lights checked regularly (all LED Lighting)
• All lights are set on auto matrix sensors, and automatically turn off when a room is vacant.
•  All machinery used only when necessary
•  All machinery switched off when not in use
•  All equipment turned off when not in use

Heating

• No mains gas heating, Kerosene and Solar electric heating.

Water

•  9 toilets and 2 washrooms available
•  All staff to ensure taps are not left running.
•  Automatic switch off taps are fitted to safeguard against the above.
•  Any leaks must be reported straight away.
•  Water supply switched off during weekends and holiday periods when factory is unmanned.

Lithium Batteries

• Lithium batteries are removed from meters onsite ,and stored in Un-Approved containers.
• All lithium stored cells are monitored by thermal imaging CCTV whilst onsite.
• All lithium cells then collected and recycled through a new recycling process.

General Waste

• Any general waste is recycled as much as possible, cardboard, plastic, metal are all recovered. Only using black bags for waste food or items that cannot be recycled.
• Throughout site we have indicated recycling bins.

Empty Wire Coils

• Recycled through our process, and if possible back into the cable manufacturing facilities.

Scrap Meters

• All scrap meters fall under the new CL Refurbishments recycle programme.

Chemicals

• We use only fully tested cleaning chemicals that comply with UK guidelines.
• All cleaning rags are washed and re-used to prevent waste.
• All Work stations have COSHH Sheets Present.

Production

•  All metal seals removed are put into metal waste skip
•  Any stickers removed are put into a plastic bag and recycled
•  Any shrink wrap or other packaging is put into clear plastic bags, bailed onsite then recycled.
•  Any cardboard is re-used ( Bailed and recycled if no use)
•  Any pallets are re-used
•  Any plastic boxes are re-used (Bailed and recycled if no use)
•  Any screws removed are re-used any found to be damaged or broken are put into metal skip

MAKING THE WORLD A ‘GREENER’ PLACE

CL Refurbishments are an established, growing company based in the West Midlands who are specialists in the refurbishment of electricity and gas meters, and have a client base which includes many of the largest energy suppliers in Europe.

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