Holtsmere End Junior School is committed to reducing its impact on the environment and increasing its sustainability whenever possible. The environmental impact associated with the life cycle of products and services must be taken into consideration and play a crucial role in procurement decision making.
Our Green Procurement Policy covers the following key areas:
•Food and catering services
Key aspects of our approach will include:
•Using local suppliers
•Using recycled materials
•Using recyclable materials
•Using less chemicals
•Reducing our carbon footprint
Holtsmere End Junior School will ensure that when all products and services are purchased, we will consider environmental aspects, potential impacts and costs, associated with their life cycle. Our practice of procuring products and services will endeavour to ensure that they are less harmful to the environment (land, air and water) and that they are made with less harmful materials when produced, used or consumed. This will include, where possible; buying locally, buying recycled and recyclable, using less chemicals and reducing the schools carbon footprint associated with products and services.