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Environment

Our commitment

At NCVO we are committed to sustainable development and protecting the environment.

NCVO's environmental performance

We all know that the environment is one of the most pressing and challenging issues of our generation. We are working hard to make sure that our environmental impact is the absolute minimum.

Here at NCVO we:

  • encourage our staff to cycle to work
  • use a green cleaning firm
  • use Fairtrade suppliers
  • buy green electricity
  • minimise energy use with a system to automatically power down computers every night
  • recycle.

What we recycle at NCVO

We recycle:

  • cans
  • toner cartridges
  • cooking oil
  • cardboard
  • paper
  • glass
  • plastic bottles.

We also compost all leftover food.

Our environmental action plan

Click on the image above to watch a video tour of NCVO's building showing the steps we have taken to reduce our environmental impact (on Capacity Global's website).

Mayor of London's Green Procurement Code

NCVO has achieved the silver level of the Mayor of London's Green Procurement Code.

GreenProcurementCode08The Mayor of London's Green Procurement Code is a free support service for London based organisations committed to reducing their environmental impact through responsible purchasing. The programme is supported by £3 million from the London Development Agency and is delivered by London Remade.

Read the Annual Progress Review report

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