Quality and
Environment

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The Significant
Six costs
Wide range
of services
Innovation
Lab
Markets
Products

Quality

Macfarlane Packaging is committed to meeting our customers’ expectations through the manufacture and distribution of products fit for purpose, and the provision of an efficient service using our own IT system and transport fleet.

Through constant communication with our customers and suppliers, and internally, we operate a programme of continual improvement for our products, service and performance. We constantly seek to exceed the quality and service levels our customers expect and demand from us.

We are committed to meeting all relevant current legislation and regulatory requirements. Our quality management system will be maintained in accordance with the requirements of BS EN ISO9001.

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Environment

Macfarlane Packaging is committed to reducing the impact of its activities on the environment and assisting our customers by encouraging them to use sustainable resources wherever practical.

Packaging is an essential commodity for many businesses, but it is important to consider ways to minimise the impact that packaging can have on the environment, without compromising on product protection.

Macfarlane Packaging’s three R’s Principles:

1. Reduce
Macfarlane and our suppliers are constantly improving our techniques and technologies to create more efficient packaging products.

2. Re-use
Re-using a product to prolong its life often makes good sense and many packaging products are designed to be utilised many times before they reach the end of their usable life. However, it is not always the most practical or best environmental option based on life cycle thinking. Therefore, recycling can be a better option over re-use.

3. Recycle (or Compost)
If a product can’t be re-used, it should be recycled as this can save energy, reduce rubbish in landfill sites and cut the cost of waste disposal.

ISO 14001

Macfarlane Packaging is committed to achieving ISO 14001 registration at all sites. ISO14001 is an internationally accepted standard that defines the requirements for establishing, implementing and operating an environmental management system and the supporting audit programme.

ISO 14001 provides a framework for the development of an environmental management system and the supporting audit programme. Macfarlane Packaging is a responsible packaging supplier that is registered to, and operates in accordance with ISO 14001 Environmental Management standards.

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