Progress not perfectionIn 2007 our Tread Lightly newsletter explained how we were beginning our journey towards a greener business. Now four years on our environmental expert Geoff Day talks about the progess we’ve been making.
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Progress not perfection Using rainwater for the flush systems in our bathrooms at The Green House has saved around two million litres of water over the past three years.

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Our bike-to-work scheme and staff shuttle bus

have saved around 2,000 road miles so far.
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Progress not perfection Rather than sending our kitchen waste to landfill, we started doing our bit towards climate change by composting it.

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We reduced our impact on the environment by switching to FSC certified tissue paper, printed with bio alcohol inks, to wrap our products. This has minimised the carbon used in producing and transporting it.Progress not perfection Progress not perfection
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Progress not perfection To support the local honey bee population we decided to try our hand at bee-keeping. We currently have a hive with approximately 40,000 bees at our island home.

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To actively work towards sustainability in the palm oil growing industry we’ve joined Greenpalm. Visit greenpalm.orgProgress not perfection Progress not perfection Progress not perfection
Progress not perfection We’ve just bought the woodland next to our office, so this month we’re starting the mammoth task of managing this as a wildlife habitat for the butterflies, birds, protected red squirrels, bats plus the hazel, ash and oak trees living there.

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Geoff