Ethical Sustainable Small Batch Craft Spirits
Environmental Policy - Distillery
"The Environmental Policy of Meadow Oak Distillery Ltd (“the Company”) is to ensure so far as it is reasonably practicable that its operations will be carried out with a commitment to protecting and enhancing the environment. The same commitment will be expected to be shown by employees or contractors working for the company. This is a fundamental principle of the Company’s business.
The Company aims to establish a high priority of its principles in the company strategy. Concern and awareness for the environment is the responsibility of the Director of the Company.
The Company therefore seeks to comply with all relevant environmental legislation and regulation. It also aims to establish higher standards of environmental performance where these are practicable and appropriate.
In the event of an environmental accident or incident at work, it is a Company requirement that the details are promptly and properly reported to the Director who will investigate and take prompt action to make good and avoid recurrence.
In accordance with its stated policy, the Company has produced the following list of objectives as a sound framework for the introduction of practices to implement the Environmental Policy:
1.1. Compliance with Government Legislation and Local Government Regulations
1.2. Swift response to accidents or incidents that have a potential to threaten the environment
1.3. The provision of advice on the safe handling of company products, their transportation and their final disposal to customers, contractors, etc.
1.4. The disposal of any waste products in ways that show concern for the environment
1.5. To use only registered carriers to dispose of waste, and to recycle wherever possible
1.6. To compost all waste botanicals
1.7. To encourage the development of products, processes and equipment with concern for the future of the environment – i.e. closed loop water system for cooling processes
1.8. To communicate freely on environmental matters with government officials, employees, customers and members of the public
1.9. To provide training for all employees as appropriate to enable them to carry out their job functions in a manner that shows care for the environment
1.10. To carry out environmental audits when required
1.11. To promote environmental principles by sharing experience with regulatory bodies, other companies, employees and members of the public
1.12. In implementing this formal Environmental Policy Statement, the Company will focus on action to conserve resources and energy, to minimise emission to air, water and land and to increase recycling rates
The policy statement will be regularly reviewed and updated as necessary. The management team endorses these policy statements and is fully committed to their implementation.
This Environmental Policy Statement has been approved & authorised by:"
"Name:" "Emma Wooding" "Position:" "Founder/Director"
"Signature:" "Date:" "13th April 2022"
“Operating a distillery that enhances the prosperity of nature and the environment, through the processes of agroforestry and sustainable farming practices, to produce excellent and highly eminent farm to glass spirits”