Happy Earth Day from Lesar UK

Happy Earth Day from Lesar UK!

Earth Day is dedicated to increasing sustainability and recognising the need to protect our environment and preserve our planet. Pollution and plastic waste are damaging the earth. It’s estimated that UK households throw away 100 billion pieces of plastic packaging a year, and air pollution is the largest environmental risk to public health in the UK. However, more and more people are opting for envi­ron­men­tally friendly options, and we have seen an increase in recycling. Join the people already making a difference! Here’s some ideas how you and your business can make an impact! In this blog, we'll explore steps individuals and organisations can take to minimise their impact on the Earth.

Mindful Consumption and Waste Reduction

Earth Day encourages us to re-evaluate our consumption patterns and minimise waste generation. Simple habits like opting for reusable bags, bottles, and containers can significantly reduce plastic pollution. Additionally, embracing the principles of reduce, reuse, and recycle can divert tons of waste from landfills. Additionally, companies can consider using eco friendly ID cards, eco friendly recycled lanyards and eco bio id holders to help reduce your carbon footprint. 

Energy Efficiency and Conservation:

Conserving energy not only reduces utility bills but also lessens the demand for fossil fuels, thereby mitigating greenhouse gas emissions. Installing energy-efficient appliances, utilising natural lighting, and implementing smart technologies like motion sensors and programmable thermostats are effective ways to cut down energy consumption. Paxton Access Control systems integrate energy-saving features, such as timed access and occupancy sensors, promoting sustainable building management practices.

It’s a low cost, energy saving access control setup. Lights and machines are automatically set as off, and only turned on when needed. This stops energy wastage which both saves you money, and helps the environment. Paxton are also working with Carbon Footprint to track emissions to reduce them in years to come.

Digital Solutions for Visitor Management:

In the digital age, transitioning from paper-based systems to digital solutions not only enhances efficiency but also reduces paper usage and waste. Visitor management systems like ProVisit offer seamless registration and monitoring processes, eliminating the need for paper logbooks and visitor passes. By streamlining visitor workflows and enhancing security, digital platforms minimise environmental impact while optimising operational workflows.

Sustainable Supply Chain Management

Companies can assess and optimise their supply chains to minimise carbon emissions, waste generation, and resource depletion. This includes sourcing materials and products from envi­ron­men­tally responsible suppliers, reducing transportation distances, and implementing efficient inventory management practices to minimise excess stock and waste.

Water Conservation

Companies can implement water-saving measures such as installing low-flow faucets and toilets, capturing rainwater for landscaping or non-potable uses, and recycling or treating wastewater for reuse within their operations. Water-efficient processes in manufacturing and production can also help minimise water usage and wastewater generation.

Waste Reduction and Recycling

Implementing waste reduction and recycling programs can divert significant amounts of waste from landfills. Companies can set targets to reduce waste generation, improve waste segregation and recycling efforts, and explore opportunities for composting organic waste. Additionally, encouraging employees to minimise single-use items and adopt reusable alternatives can further reduce waste.

Earth Day serves as an annual reminder of the urgent need for environmental changes. At Lesar, we are dedicated to helping the environment. A percentage of our profits go to stripe climate change, and we also offer eco friendly and sustainable alternatives for our products.

By adopting sustainable practices in our daily lives and businesses, we can collectively contribute to a healthier planet for future generations. From mindful consumption and waste reduction to embracing eco-friendly technologies, there are many ways to reduce our ecological footprint. Let's celebrate Earth Day not just today, but every day, by taking proactive steps to protect and preserve our precious planet!

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