Environmental Policy

John Pointon & Sons Ltd is an established animal by-product rendering company servicing the red meat and poultry industry across the United Kingdom. Our company recognises its obligation to comply with the law and carry out its business in as environmentally sound manner as possible, in order to meet its responsibility to customers, shareholders, employees, neighbours and the natural environment.

We are committed to promoting and maintaining an environmental policy to ensure that the impact of our operations on the environment is reduced to as low a level as is practically and economically feasible.

The Company is committed to continuous environmental improvement and shall review environmental objectives and targets annually.

It is our policy to:

  • Undertake regular reviews of all stages of our operations in order to minimise our impact on the environment. Establish procedures to prevent pollution wherever possible.
  • Consider environmental factors in all of our business decisions. Maintain an ongoing waste minimisation programme to promote the efficient use of energy and other resources, and re-use or recycle whenever possible. Ensure compliance with all relevant legislation.
  • Find alternative sustainable routes for disposal of meat and bone meal and other bio-solids produced on site. Continue to invest in state of the art odour abatement equipment with the aim of eliminating odour complaints. Ensure that all of our employees are informed and aware of their own responsibility towards protecting the environment.
  • Communicate our environmental policy to customers, employees, contractors, the local community and the general public.

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