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					 Document Reference:    EMS 3/3/1.3              Document Name:           Environmental Management Programme
 Approved by:           BS8555 Coordinator       Date Issued:             4.8.09



Groundwork Dearne Valley Environmental Management Programme

Objective                                                                                 Objective
Any improvement          Ensure office equipment used with optimum efficiency           Reference No.
or control                                                                            EMS 3/3/1.4.1

Target
What by when           Ongoing
Supporting             Electricity consumption
Indicator(s)           Waste produced
What                   An ongoing programme to encourage energy (and therefore CO2) savings are
Broad Outline of       made in the use of equipment and during the procurement process
Programme
Where                  Office
and to Who will the    All staff
Programme Apply
                         How                                     Who         When      Relevant
Required Actions to meet above Objective and Target         Responsible      Target    Documentation
                                                             Person(s)        Date

Directive to switch off PCs and other items of electrical   Environment     Ongoing    Environment
equipment, rather than leave on standby, if not to be       Group                      Group minutes
used for 20 minutes or more                                 All staff                  Emails
Ensure all office equipment, e.g. PCs and photocopier       Environment     Ongoing    Environment
are routinely turned off at the end of the day              Group                      Group minutes
                                                            Admin staff
Ensure default settings on printers are double sided        All staff       Ongoing    Environment
and black and white                                         EM/BM                      Group minutes
Publicise the use of scrap paper for printing purposes      EM              Sept 09    Environment
in the finance printer                                      BM                         Group minutes
                                                                                       Email

Encourage staff to collect the printing instead of          BM              Sept 09    Email
leaving it to be lost and redone
Purchase paper and other materials from recycled            Purchasing      Ongoing    Environment
sources where possible                                                                 Group minutes
     Additional Resources            Staff time
             Required
 Document Reference:    EMS 3/3/1.3                Document Name:        Environmental Management Programme
 Approved by:           BS8555 Coordinator         Date Issued:          4.8.09




Objective              Reduce Pollution as a result of travel activities associated    Objective Reference
Any improvement                             with the Trust                                     No.
or control                                                                            EMS 3/3/1.4.2
Target
What by when           Ongoing

Supporting             Decrease in car journeys
Indicator(s)           EPMs
What                   An ongoing programme to encourage use of alternative means of travel
Broad Outline of
Programme
Where                  Site activities
and to Who will the    All staff
Programme Apply
                         How                                   Who          When       Relevant
Required Actions to meet above Objective and Target         Responsible      Target    Documentation
                                                             Person(s)        Date

Development of Travel Plan                                 Env Group        July 10    Travel Plan
                                                           BT
Investigate incentive scheme                               Env Group        July 10    Travel Plan
                                                           BT
Investigate subsidised bike purchase                       Env Group        Dec 09     Env Group minutes
                                                           ST
Investigaet showers – particular ref Bikes 4 All           Bikes 4 All      July 10    Env Group minutes
                                                           Officer
    Additional Resources             Staff time
          Required
 Document Reference:    EMS 3/3/1.3              Document Name:         Environmental Management Programme
 Approved by:           BS8555 Coordinator       Date Issued:           4.8.09




Objective                                                                               Objective
Any improvement          On site use of most environmentally-friendly materials       Reference No.
or control                                     available                            EMS 3/3/1.4.3

Target                 Ongoing                                                       Link to Policy or
What                                                                                Significant Aspects
by when

Supporting
Indicator(s)
What                   To ensure use of materials on projects results in minimal environmental damage
Broad Outline of       and that new environmentally friendly products are identified as they become
Programme              available.
Where                  On Site activities
and to Who will the    All site staff
Programme Apply        Project Partners

                        How                                  Who           When      Relevant
                                                                                     Documentation
Required Actions to meet above Objective and Target       Responsible      Target
                                                           Person(s)        Date
Ensure continued use of rainwater collected at            Re-             March      Environment
allotment site and used for irrigation                    engagement      10         Group minutes
                                                          staff
Investigate suppliers of FSC approved timber for use      NC              Dec 09     Environment
in projects                                               EM                         Group minutes
                                          nd
Damaged pond lining to be replaced with 2 hand            Re-             Summer     Environment
material                                                  engagement      2010       Group minutes
                                                          staff
Ensure Groundwork Landscape Architects specify            LAs             Ongoing    PFR
most environmentally friendly materials where feasible                               Design Briefs
Work with external clients to raise awareness of more     RM              Ongoing    Design Briefs
environmentally friendly material options                 Environment
                                                          Group
    Additional Resources           Staff time
          Required
 Document Reference:     EMS 3/3/1.3                Document Name:        Environmental Management Programme
 Approved by:            BS8555 Coordinator         Date Issued:          4.8.09



Objective                                                                                 Objective
Any improvement            Reduce the amount of energy used by Groundwork               Reference No.
or control                                 Dearne Valley                              EMS 3/3/1.4.4

Target                                                                                 Link to Policy or
What by when           Investigate energy saving and energy efficiency                Significant Aspects
                       increasing techniques

Supporting             Energy consumption
Indicator(s)
What                   The aim is to reduce the use of energy on an ongoing basis by increasing
Broad Outline of       efficiency of appliances and buildings and raising awareness of energy saving
Programme              techniques.
Where                  All staff
and to Who will the    Office
Programme Apply
                         How                                     Who         When      Relevant
                                                                                       Documentation
Required Actions to meet above Objective and Target          Responsible     Target
                                                              Person(s)       Date

Investigate the wattage of the emergency lighting           MB              Dec 09     Environment
                                                                                       Group minutes
Investigate possibility of individual desk lights           MB              Dec 09     Environment
                                                                                       Group minutes
Continue to raise awareness about energy efficiency         EM              Ongoing    Emails,
                                                            Environment                correspondence,
                                                            Group                      posters, training

Investigate environmentally friendly alternatives to the    LW              Dec 09     Environment
water cooler                                                Environment                Group minutes
                                                            Group
    Additional Resources             Staff Time
          Required