In order to achieve this, Wildflower Turf Limited will assess, on an ongoing basis, its key environmental impacts and formulate a plan to mitigate any negative consequences of these.
The key environmental impacts from its commercial activities have been identified as:
- Energy use
- Transport and use of diesel
- Single use plastics
- The use of peat as a growing medium
In order to mitigate the impacts identified Wildflower Turf Limited will do the following:
Monitor energy use throughout the business and encourage energy saving wherever possible.
Explore and employ viable options for the use of greener or renewable energy.
Transport and the use of diesel
Monitor diesel use in the business and encourage diesel waste reduction strategies.
Actively look into the viability of low or zero carbon vehicles.
Single use plastics
Identify and reduce the use of single use plastics wherever possible.
Encourage the recycling of plastic wherever possible.
Plastic free statement:
In line with wider societal concerns regarding the amount of plastic in products and packaging, and in line with its own environmental policy, Wildflower Turf Limited is committed to recycling plastic wherever possible and a 75% reduction in use of all forms plastic use in its products by 2025.
The use of peat as a growing medium
Reduce the reliance on peat as a growing medium on an annual basis.
In line with the England Peat Action Plan from Defra, eliminate the use of peat in products by 2029.
Peat free statement:
In line with public concern about the damage peat extraction does to our natural environment, and in line with its own environmental policy, Wildflower Turf Limited is committed to an annual reduction in its use of peat as a growing medium and, aligned with the England Peat Plan aim to eliminate the use of peat by 2030.