During the last few years, for example, around 200 tonnes of office furniture has been saved from landfill including desks, cabinets, tables and other office equipment; computers have been forwarded to charitable organisations.
So, if you are upgrading IT equipment, changing office furniture, have redundant furniture or simply have excess to requirements please call us for free advice on the various options available.
These can include:
transfer to another branch of your organisation (if appropriate);
storage in our warehouse until it is needed in the future, as long as it is in good condition and storage is financially viable;
offering for sale, or free, to other organisations or charities. The end recipient pays for the transport costs, which can offset the alternative cost of taking items to the tip.
offering to charity – this is an option for IT equipment, such as redundant PCs, which can be checked, refurbished and sent to charitable organisations;
stripping down – another option for IT equipment, useable components are retained and the remainder disposed of in an environmentally friendly way and to current legislation.
Commercial Transfer can organise all this for you by taking an audit of redundant items, liaising with departments, taking photos, and distributing information to our client base and relevant websites.
Although the above options are generally more expensive than taking to the tip, the difference in costs is becoming closer and, as awareness of environmental impact is growing, more organisations are taking these options.
We take a keen concern on our environmental impact, and as stated in our Environmental Policy, we will continue to reduce our waste and impact:
we are now using vehicle tracking: satellite navigation and specialist removals software which helps reduce fuel, costs and usage by optimising journey route planning and scheduling;
we are encouraging the minimal use of paper, and recycle all waste paper;
where possible we communicate with clients by email or telephone;
we are researching the use of vehicles which use alternative fuels.
If you have any further questions with regards to our commitment to the environment then please do not hesitate to contact us.
We take a keen interest in our environmental impact and as stated in our Environmental Policy, we will continue to seek to reduce our waste and overall environmental impact.
Commercial Transfer have always been at the forefront of actively promoting ways to minimise landfill in connection with our industry, for our clients and within our own organisation.