ENVIRONMENTAL & FSC
ISO 14001 Certified Printers
Gemini Print is an ISO 14001 Approved printer. It applies to those environmental aspects over which the organisation has control and can be expected to have influence. The ISO 14001 environmental management standard exists to help organisations minimise how their operations waste & pollute – and to maximise positive activities and recycling.
Environmental Policy Statement
Gemini Print Southern Limited fully accept our individual and collective responsibilities to protect the environment and ecology.
We comply with relevant environmental legislation relating to our printing activities, based in the south and the west of England. We design the print, print utilising sheet-fed litho and digital technologies onto various substrates including paper, card and other materials including for promotional merchandise and gifts, then finishing, packing and delivering the product.
We aim to exceed requirements relating to our environmental aspects, setting an example to others of environmental management using the best available techniques with due regard to performance, timeliness and cost. This includes a rigorous chain of custody system enabling the FSC (Forestry Stewardship Council) logo to be printed on product at customers request.
We employ controls and procedures to limit or reduce pollution, noise and other nuisance, to help reduce consumption of natural resources and energy and to continually improve on current and newly identified environmental aspects. Our policy is to use only vegetable based inks.
We pursue good relations with regulatory bodies, also promoting an appreciation of ourm environmental Policy and performance among our customers, our employees and other interested parties.
We work with consideration to environmental aspects ensuring the most effective use of resources. We follow the principles of the Waste Hierarchy and aim to work with suppliers who themselves have a sound Environmental Management System.
On an annual basis we will review, monitor and analyse our Environmental objectives and targets.
Our employees are educated and aware of the need to protect our environment and are committed to this policy and programme, which is published and periodically reviewed for continuing suitability.
FSC® Certificate TT-C0C-002529
All print businesses within the Gemini Print group have registered for FSC® and confirm our commitment to using only paper from sustainable forests. Gemini Print is an eco-friendly printer providing a nationwide service with clients throughout the UK including East Sussex & West Sussex & the Gatwick Diamond region (Brighton, Shoreham by Sea, Worthing, Chichester, Crawley, Horsham, Lewes, Haywards Heath, Burgess Hill, Pulborough, Eastbourne, Hastings), London, Croydon, Surrey, Kent, Hampshire, Dorset, Somerset, Wiltshire, Bristol, Gloucestershire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Oxfordshire, Cheshire, Yorkshire, Birmingham, Leeds, Manchester & Durham.
Conservation and Wildlife
Gemini Print is also a sponsor of the Woodland Trust – the UK’s leading woodland conservation charity in addition to supporting wildlife charities and organisations.
The Woodland Trust has more than 1000 sites covering 26,000 hectares all over the UK. They plant trees and restore ancient woodland for the benefit of wildlife and people.
In addition to recycling 100% of all paper waste (NB: some offcuts are supplied to, e.g. local nursery education establishments who use the paper for the children’s art and craft products before recycling appropriately) Gemini Print work with waste management specialists J&G Environmental for:-
Ink Toner Carts
Operator Replacement Components
Dry Waste Contaminated
Vehicle Fuel Policy
Gemini Print run a significant fleet of vehicles for the delivery of printing and promotional merchandise in addition to sales consultants and client service visits to clients throughout the UK. One aspect of positive environmental action is our Policy to use big brand fuel filling stations whenever possible – Shell, Esso and BP. These branded fuels incorporate proprietary additive packages with benefits including lower emissions.