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Why sustainability matters at Herbert Walkers

At Herbert Walkers, we know that sustainability matters to you and to your customers. It matters to us too, because we are a business that aims to act responsibly, work collaboratively and deliver the highest standards of quality across everything we do.

We aim to support your sustainability goals by providing you with accurate and insightful advice about the materials and processes used to deliver your projects. This includes:

  • Advising you on the recyclability of the boards, inks and finishes used for your packaging
  • Maintaining a commitment to using chain of custody certified board
  • Reducing the embodied carbon for your projects by delivering all processes in house
  • Offering a UK supply chain partner to reduce your carbon emissions

We also support your reputation on sustainability by providing fully audited credentials across all areas of our operations, giving you a fully accountable supply chain:

  • We are working towards Net Carbon Zero and our machines are monitored to help us identify energy savings as part of a measurable carbon reduction plan.
  • We are BRC, ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certified.
  • We are a Real Living Wage employer.
  • We are a member of Sedex and the Ethical Trading Initiative.
  • All the electrical energy we use is from renewable sources.
  • We segregate all waste for recycling and 100% of our waste is diverted from landfill.
  • Our 100,000 sq ft production facility is designated nut free.
  • All members of staff learn about our waste hierarchy as part of their induction.
  • All members of staff receive environmental training every two years and are tested on our waste management protocols.

Continuous environmental improvement

Our environmental policy provides a framework for sustainability best practice across everything we do. It ensures that we comply fully with defined company standards and specifications and that our products and services meet strict requirements. We are regularly audited by both customers and industry bodies to ensure we continuously meet the high standards we set for ourselves and those required by the companies we work for, and the industry bodies that have certified our best practice.

Herbert Walkers is a business with a 75-year track record. Our focus on sustainability is part of our goal for delivering a prosperous and environmentally responsible future for all.

Recent Projects

Our projects demonstrate the array of skills and services we offer as part of our integrated in-house offering, along with the variety of our clients and our value-added approach.

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