“As a company Euro-Tran has always adopted a responsible approach to its surroundings. Only recently however, It has hit home that we could do a lot more” say’s David.
Climate change is inevitable… It is however possible that we can all contribute towards sustaining our environment. Its too easy to adopt the “how can I make a difference on my own” attitude. It’s a fact – each and every one of us makes that difference.
David is concerned that Euro-Tran is involved in a dirty industry. Road Transport being a major polluter of the environment, It is however vital to keeping the economy going, Proven so clearly with the fuel crisis some years ago. “The more successful we become”, David say’s ” The more customers,and the bigger our environmental impact.As a company we operate the most modern, most environmentally friendly vehicles our budgets will allow. We offer a dales drop in service,which, to be fair is underutilised and provides little financial return, but it does reduce the amount of heavy traffic on the Yorkshire Dales lanes. Yet we still need to do more” He says.
“Now we must OFFSET OUR CARBON FOOTPRINT”.
He explains “Simply put, we ensure trees are planted which will help filter the damage we do. Its not an exact science, but is a responsible approach to reduce our impact on the environment, If everybody took a similar approach, including the Governments, The big picture may get a little brighter”.
The Company wants to go further. Albeit at the moment restricted by budgetry issues because of the ‘Credit Crunch’ there is much we can do at no expense to the company.
We recycle our paper waste, recycle old pallets, as well as
any metal objects etc.
“We will aim to recycle more, and waste less” David tells us. “How many local business’s are fully aware of the ‘WEEE’ disposal of Electronic waste legislation..That
old keyboard or computer screen, CANNOT go in the bin now – The financial penalties of non compliance are severe.
As a registered electronic trade waste transporter we are now able to dispose of our clients ageing IT eqpt, We offer good rates and a traceable disposal record.
“Further, When we replace vehicles and plant. New kit will be bought with the environmental impact it has as THE major consideration”.
The Yorkshire Dales should be available for future generations to visit,to enjoy, and admire
– Lets all do our bit to keep it that way.