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Environmental consultancy service for all aspects of
Producer Responsibility Obligations (Packaging Waste) Regulations
Packaging (Essential Requirements) Regulations
Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Regulations
Environmental and waste management issues

Environmental protection is integral to the services that our group of businesses offers to its clients and members and it is our company ethos to actively promote the values of conducting business in an environmentally sustainable way. In our business we don’t view our environmental policy as a document but as a number of integrated management procedures that we actively benchmark and constantly review as we believe if you can’t measure you can’t manage.

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Peter Thompson Associates - Environmental Statement

Peter Thompson Associates provides consultancy on waste minimisation and waste management strategies, the Producer Responsibility Obligations (Packaging Waste) Regulations and the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Regulations for its clients.

We recognise that, like all organisations, the group’s activities and services have an impact on the environment. We are committed to managing our activities and services in a responsible and effective way.  We shall also continually endeavour to improve our environmental performance where practicable, in line with other business objectives by regularly setting documented environmental objectives and targets.

In seeking to minimise harmful environmental impacts associated with our activities we shall:

As a minimum standard, seek to comply with all applicable environmental legislation and other requirements. 

Strive to prevent pollution by proper treatment and management of wastes arising from our activities and services, whether they are discharged to air, land or water.

Manage natural resource use associated with our products, activities and services in such a manner to minimise unnecessary or avoidable consumption and waste. 

Where practicable, will work with clients to reduce their environmental impact.

Company Travel

Our company is committed to reducing business miles by efficient use of telecommunications - for example, conference calls and emails. Fuel economy is a major consideration with regard to our company vehicles. When business travel is absolutely necessary, we co-ordinate our journeys to ensure the maximum number of business visits to miles travelled. Additionally, we regularly grant short notice appointments to visit our offices, assisting our clients in maximising their business travel. Whenever appropriate, preference is given to rail travel. We also regularly attend networking events which successfully maximises the ratio of people seen to miles travelled.

Office Material use

We are very committed to the policy of:

Reduce - Reuse - Recycle

In choosing office stationery, strong consideration is given to its source and its recyclability. With paper products we opt for FSC approved and recycled products wherever appropriate. Where possible we reduce the need to print documents by emailing and providing downloadable PDFs from our website.

Peter Thompson and Vicki PeckOffice Recycling

We have a 100% recycling policy, whereby all of our paper and cardboard is sorted and securely shredded on site. When we acquire suitable quantities of shredded paper we dispatch to the appropriate recycling centres.

Carbon Neutral Company

We are pleased to announce that we have become a Carbon Neutral Company because the required management systems, protocols and the planting of trees to offset our residual carbon is in total accord with our company’s ethos and aligns with many of our current management strategies and practices.

Vicki Peck, Director
Peter Thompson, Compliance Director

Carbon Neutral badgePeter Thompson Associates is a carbon neutral company. Read more about our environmental processes.
Carbon Neutral CertificateDownload a PDF of our Carbon Neutral Certificate.
Tree Appeal badgeIf you print any of our documents please tell us the number of copies and we will offset your print as part of our Tree Appeal initiative.