Deafness Support Network is committed to reducing its impact on the environment and to supporting our staff and Service Users with information on how we can all take steps towards being greener.
You can view our guides here
and pick up tips on how to reduce energy, fuel and resource consumption.
Our environmental team work with staff and suppliers to look at ways we can Reduce, Reuse & Recycle.
Our Tannery Day Service lead the way in reusing and up-cycling items, producing fabulous artwork.
We also work with our office fruit suppliers Fruitful Office
, to provide trees to communities in Malawi. For every basket of fruit we order, Fruitful office provide Ripple Africa with one fruit tree, to be grown by communities in Malawi, helping them to build sustainable small businesses.
Between July – September 2012, we contributed 45 trees
Our total is currently around 250 trees
You can find out more about the scheme here
Deafness Support Network Accreditation
We’re please to announce that Deafness Support Network have been awarded
with the Acorn Trust 3 star award for our Environmental Management System
(EMS). The Acorn award has been awarded from October 2012 – October 2013.
We’ve worked hard to develop and implement our EMS and we will continue to l
look at how we can improve the system.
You can read more about our environmental goals here.
You can view a copy of our Environmental Policy by clicking here.