What you can do to reduce your use of Single-use Items

What you can do to reduce your use of Single-use Items

What are single-use Items?  Single-use items are products that are only used once before being thrown away or recycled, which has a damaging impact on the environment. These items include plastic cutlery, straws, plastic bags, coffee stirrers, plastic water bottles and most product packaging. In today's blog post we'll be talking about what you can do to reduce your use of single-use items....

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Lyreco’s Recycling Services

Lyreco’s Recycling Services

Lyreco's Recycling Services Here at Lyreco, we are committed to integrating the Sustainable Development Goals across all aspects of our business. That’s why we have embedded sustainability into everything we do, through our Global Corporate Social Responsibility & Sustainability Strategy.  One aspect of this is our belief in the circular economy, in which we have created a pledge to fully...

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Lyreco appoints new Head of Corporate Social Responsibility to strengthen carbon neutral mission

Lyreco appoints new Head of Corporate Social Responsibility to strengthen carbon neutral mission

Lyreco appoints new Head of Corporate Social Responsibility to strengthen carbon neutral mission.   Lyreco demonstrates commitment to sustainability goals Lyreco UK & Ireland has extended its leadership credentials with the appointment of Andrew Bryers (MSc, MBA), into the newly created role of Head of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). Lyreco UK & Ireland has committed to...

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How to involve your Students in Sustainability

How to involve your Students in Sustainability

How to involve your Students in SustainabilityIn a world where resources are becoming limited and greenhouse gasses are continuing to grow, it has never been more important to educate the younger generations on sustainability and the impact we as humans, have on the environment. Learning about sustainability in education will not only help protect our planet for the future, but will also prepare...

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Lyreco partnering with global re-use platform Loop, in proof of concept trial

Lyreco partnering with global re-use platform Loop, in proof of concept trial

Did you know, according to a recent government report, the UK produces 26 million tonnes of waste per year, and only 12 million tonnes get recycled? This means a whopping 14 million tonnes are still sent to landfill. We recycle just 45% of plastics in the UK, which means that 55% of all our plastic waste ends up in landfills, or indeed, the ocean. As our awareness of the impact on the...

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Lyreco adds Electric Vehicles to London Delivery Fleet

Lyreco adds Electric Vehicles to London Delivery Fleet

Lyreco adds Electric Vehicles to London Delivery Fleet In line with our CSR Strategy, and our goal to be completely carbon neutral by 2030, we’re excited to be the first multinational company to welcome 17 all-electric light commercial vehicles to our London fleet. Why have we added Electric Vans to our London Fleet? In 2019, Lyreco signed up to the Clean Van Commitment Pledge, which is a public...

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Lyreco takes another step towards more CO2 emission reduction

Lyreco takes another step towards more CO2 emission reduction

By defining a new Climate Policy, Lyreco takes another step towards more CO2 emission reduction.   As one of the 6 guiding principles of Lyreco's CSR strategy, Environment protection involves a particular dedication to CO2 emission reduction. In 2020, Lyreco defines its new Climate Policy, setting new CO2 reduction targets based on the Science-Based Targets Initiative (SBTi) methodology....

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Lyreco halves carbon footprint

Lyreco halves carbon footprint

Lyreco’s 22 UK sites have become energy carbon neutral by cutting it's CO2 emissions by 57% since 2010, the estimated equivalent of 11,000 tonnes of carbon, according to the latest readings. This reduction in carbon also translates as a 47% reduced carbon emissions against turnover from 2010. Lyreco has met its yearly reduction target every year since 2015 after starting our most significant...

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LYRECO AWARDED THE ECOVADIS PLATINUM MEDAL

LYRECO AWARDED THE ECOVADIS PLATINUM MEDAL

Lyreco has been awarded the platinum medal by Ecovadis, the world's largest and most trusted independent provider of business sustainability ratings.  The assessment covers the concrete actions and results achieved in the fields of environment, labor and human rights, sustainable procurement, and ethics. The Platinum medal is the highest level of recognition, and with this Platinum Medal, Lyreco...

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