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By Email :
enquiries@lttaxis.co.uk

Our office hours are:
09:00 - 19:00
7 days a week

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"Pick-up arrived at Totnes today spot on time.
Excellent service all round.
Thank you."
- Dot Evans

Lt TAXIS & PRIVATE HIRE

Environmental Policy

Lt TAXIS is a business committed to providing a quality taxi hire service, and is of the opinion that each business is responsible for operating in a sustainable manner whilst promoting and achieving good environmental practice.

As a company Lt TAXIS are dedicated to reducing and limiting their environmental impact as well as continually improving and maintaining their environmental performance as an essential and key part of their business strategy and operational approach. 

Lt TAXIS also actively encourage their customers and business associates to follow by their example and do the same.  The entire principle and long term aim for Lt TAXIS is to deliver this duty of care towards the environment with the possible continuance of their service within future generations. The potential resulting impact of Lt TAXIS could lead the entire taxi hire industry towards a more environmentally friendly functioning.

 

Policy aims

Lt TAXIS will:

  • Wholly maintain and comply with or exceed the relevant regulatory requirements of the up to date environmental legislation.
  • Continually monitor and strive to minimise their waste through reuse or recycling where appropriate.
  • Operate and maintain their company taxi hire vehicles with due regard to environmental issues as far as reasonably practical and actively encourage the idea of combining taxi journeys to further reduce unnecessary carbon emissions.
  • Measure the environmental impacts in advance of any new procedures or products being introduced to the daily operations of the business.

 

 

Actions complied with in the Lt TAXIS office

Paper, Cardboard, Glass & Plastic

  • Lt TAXIS will recycle and reuse both paper & cardboard wherever possible
  • Lt TAXIS will limit the use of paper within the office as well as limiting the quantity of cardboard used for packaging wherever possible
  • Lt TAXIS will recycle glass
  • Lt TAXIS will recycle plastic wherever possible

 

Batteries & Printer Cartridges

  • Lt TAXIS will always dispose of batteries and printer cartridges in an appropriate environmentally friendly manner, the closest battery & printer cartridge recycling point to the Lt TAXIS office is Helston Tesco's, only 0.6 miles away.
 

Waste electronics (printers, monitors, fridges etc.)

  • All waste electronics from fridges to keyboards will be recycled at the closest Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC), the closest to the Lt TAXIS office is the Helston HWRC, only 1.6 miles away.
 

Water & Energy Consumption

  • Lt TAXIS aim to limit energy and water consumption in their office.
  • Lt TAXIS will always endeavour to switch all lights and electrical equipment off when they are not required.
  • The Lt TAXIS office will be heated with energy consumption in mind.

 

Actions complied by Lt TAXIS drivers on the road

Paper, Cardboard, Glass & Plastic

  • Lt TAXIS drivers will recycle and reuse both paper & cardboard
  • Lt TAXIS drivers will limit their use of paper

Waste electronics

  • Waste electronics, such as mobile phones, bluetooth headsets etc. will be recycled at their closest Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)

 

Energy Consumption

  • Lt TAXIS will minimise energy consumption in their taxi hire vehicles, as well as limiting the overall usage of natural resources, especially where the resource concerned is non-renewable. This process will actively be incorporated within this taxi company as it develops, primarily through their aim to combine taxi journeys by 2015, reducing carbon emissions and vastly reducing energy consumption.
  • Lt TAXIS will always endeavour to provide taxis that are no older than ten years old, however by 2016 they aim to have only cars/vans on the roads that are no more than 5 years old. The final target set by Lt TAXIS is to provide/work with taxi vehicles that only run on biofuels by 2020.

 

Actions implicating both the Lt TAXIS office & drivers

 Monitoring & Improvement

  • Lt TAXIS will endeavour to continuously monitor and improve environmental performance
  • Lt TAXIS will always integrate the importance of environmental factors and any resulting environmental impacts when making business decisions.
  • Lt TAXIS will review and alter where necessary this policy, at least each six months.

For any issues related to Environmental Policy linked to this business, Lt TAXIS, please contact:

Mr. Benjamin Charity

Managing Director

ben@lttaxis.co.uk