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Join The Green Team - Kremer Signs

Friday, May 31, 2019

Climate Change & Plastic Waste have dominated the worlds media in recent months as a result of a fairly difficult-to-read report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) warned that humanity needs to cut its carbon dioxide (CO₂) emissions in half by 2030, to avoid global warming of 1.5°C above the levels seen before the industrial revolution.

 

Most of us have seen the devastating effects that both climate change and plastic waste are having on our environment, especially in the world’s seas, never more highlighted than by the award winning ‘Our Planet’ which was broadcasted on Netflix earlier this year.

 

As part of our environmental pledge, we review annually how we can reduce the impact our industry has on the environment, and we have identified a requirement to offer a recyclable product and launched a programme of printing boards on fully recycled raw material.  In the first 4 years alone we have produced in excess of 2.5 million signs on a 100% recycled material which is exclusive and totally unique to our Kremer Boards brand.

 

Our supply partner for fluted propylene have 40 years’ experience in the research, design and extrusion of the strongest, most hard-wearing fluted board.  They shared our challenge and by working together, we have been able to adopt a ‘Cradle to Cradle’ approach whereby we can produce the most robust and durable signs that, at the end of their useful life, are then recycled into reusable boxes, packaging, plant containers and plastic pellets, rather than simply going to landfill which is not only bad for the environment but also a very expensive option for disposal.

 

When dealing with such huge volumes, whilst maintaining high quality, we needed to ensure that raw materials such as the timber used for our posts were sourced from kiln-dried Scandinavian softwood, felled from FFC approved renewable forests. Furthermore, we needed to find a clean and effective water based paint that would provide a high impact, hard wearing finish and be formulated using methods that should not require heat in the paint drying process (again minimising the effect on the planet).

 

We have also pioneered the use of energy efficient LED illumination in our signs and have installed a wide range of technologies at our head office and workshops as part of an ongoing programme of increasing sustainability and also operate a unique national recycling service for polypropylene, aluminium and metal signage. The totally *Free recycling service to our clients, collecting and re-processing in excess of 1.2 million signs for regeneration.

 

*our recycling service is offer totally free of charge if we are delivering your order by our own transport, if your order is being sent via one of our next day courier partners the packaging can be reused and we can arrange collection of your end of life boards, however in this instance we would have to ask you to pay for the transport cost for the return of the boards, no boards must be returned without priory authority

 

If you're as passionate about the environment as we're and looking for ways to ensure that your business is running as green as possible, then please contact us and see how we can help you to reduce your carbon footprint through our award winning signage.

 

For more information please visit our Environmental Policy page on our website – http://www.kremersigns.co.uk/environment/

 

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