Environment at GBM

At GBM Limited we are aware of the environmental issues relevant to our business and operations. Our aim is to manage our business successfully, provide our customers with an excellent service and at the same time maintain our responsibilities towards the environment.

Environmental Policy

GBM Limited is a manufacturer of Glass Reinforced Composites by hand lay-up, spray-up and resin injection processes, to customer specifications, based at Tongland, Kirkcudbright, Dumfries and Galloway.

At GBM Limited we are aware of the environmental issues relevant to our business and operations. Our aim is to manage our business successfully, provide our customers with an excellent service and at the same time maintain our responsibilities towards the environment.

We will look to continually improving our environmental performance and preventing pollution through the use of modern technology and best working practices. In doing so we are committed to ensuring that we comply fully with relevant environmental legislation and other appropriate requirements.

We recognise we have a number of significant impacts on the environment so we aim to:
  • Reduce our consumption of resources used in our operations
  • Manage our waste streams and seek to eliminate, reduce, reuse, or recycle them where practical.
In particular we will focus on:  
  • Air emissions
  • Waste water discharges
  • Solid and liquid wastes
  • Maintain our equipment to ensure that it operating effectively and efficiently.
  • Employ good housekeeping practices at all times and ensure efficient use of resources.

These aims will be accomplished through the implementation of an effective environmental management system which will be regularly audited and reviewed to monitor that it is achieving the aims of this policy.

We also recognise the important role staff and others working on our behalf have in achieving this policy. We will communicate this policy to employees, customers, suppliers and other interested parties. They will be made aware of their responsibilities and appropriate support, including training will be provided where required.

The involvement and commitment of GBM Limited Senior Management will ensure that adequate resources and information are available to maintain the objectives set out in this policy. Senior Management will be responsible for reviewing this policy and the Environmental Management System (EMS), at least once a year, to ensure that they are current and valid to the business and environmental needs.

On behalf of GBM Limited

Ian Carson
Managing Director
March 2010