4) All cartons must use some new material to provide the required strength. This material comes from managed afforestation schemes, which exist only to provide material for the paper and board industry. These fast-growing tress consume Co2 rapidly and therefore help to reduce the effects of global warming.
In addition, John Mason participates in the LACMA Earth Social Responsibility Programme for International Removal Companies.
In addition, John Mason International take a responsible attitude to the environment throughout its business activities. This includes:
- efforts to decrease vehicle empty running
- regular vehicle servicing to ensure fuel efficiency
- defensive driving practices to reduce fuel consumption
John Mason International have introduce a ‘Paperless Office’ policy. This policy involves the saving of documents to PDF files which are stored on the computer system in each individual file. This method therefore eliminates the need to print the document. This has significantly reduced paper consumption as a whole.
John Mason International operate a policy of recycling all paper waste. Recycling bins are placed in each office with a Recycling sign above.
Used A4 documents with print on one side are fed back into the printer so that the paper is used again with the print appearing on the other side. This practice is only undertaken for non-important, internal documents.