This is available as a downloadable document in PDF format here – BAA Environmental Policy
22.0 The BAA shall endeavour to support the environment by adopting a range of measures that reduce waste, save energy and support environmentally friendly approaches to resources.
These measures will include the following approaches: –
22.1 Saving Paper
Print on both sides of the paper
Use line spacing of no more than 1.5
Lay out your publication with the minimum necessary white space
Avoid using varnishes during printing
If adhesive binding is necessary, do not use those containing chlorinated organic compounds
Adopt e-mail and other electronic media for distribution of minutes and promotional materials and communication with the membership.
22.2 Saving Energy
Give preference to equipment with low power stand-by or sleep features.
Be mindful and self aware of how much energy is used by officers and reduce consumption to a practical level.
22.3 Purchasing strategy
Seek suppliers that are working towards the phase out of non-environmentally friendly practices.
22.4 Transport Strategy
- Encourage car sharing at events and meetings to reduce CO2 emissions and reduce transport costs.
- Strategically locate events and meetings to reduce transport costs and fuel consumption
22.5 Resources and Equipment
- Source equipment from sustainable sources and environmentally friendly materials.
- Recycle where appropriate such consumables as e.g. paper and printer cartridges