Tobermore is committed to manufacturing responsibly by achieving the highest standards of environmental performance, preventing pollution and minimising the impact of its business operations.

We are reporting on CSR data to gain better visibility of our performance and to benchmark ourselves to ensure we improve. We consider our CSR KPI’s just as important as Financial KPIs – we strive to be a force for good in society as our business grows.

Responsible Manufacturing

Responsible Manufacturing

Tobermore is a company which is steeped in family values and at the heart of our rural community. Our social responsibility is far-reaching and involves employees, charitable organisations, school children and various community groups.

Energy Performance

Energy Performance

Wind Turbine

Wind Turbine

100% of electricity produced from our 250kW wind turbine is used during our production process

Solar panels

Solar panels

We have over 1,250 solar panels installed producing 38,950.90 kWhr per annum.

Electricity

Electricity

We have a turn-off policy to ensure all electrical equipment is switched off when not in use.

Waste Management

Waste Management

Waste to Landfill

Waste to Landfill

We have reduced our waste to landfill to zero through a process of continual improvement in production efficiency and the 100% recycling of manufacturing residue.

Recyclable Packaging

Recyclable Packaging

We use 100% recyclable packaging and provide the maximum protection for our products with minimum environmental impact.

Water Usage

Water Usage

Water Recycling

Water Recycling

We recycle 100% of the water used in our manufacturing process and manage our use of this precious resource by investing in systems to harvest rainwater.

Water Champion Award

Water Champion Award

We have been awarded the Water Champion Award by The Consumer Council for Northern Ireland for pro-actively reducing our water use.

Rainwater Harvesting

Rainwater Harvesting

100% of the water used in the production of our products comes from our rainwater harvesting system and our own bore hole.

Transport Efficiency

Transport Efficiency

Transport

Transport

We maximise transport efficiency, through our “on time and in full” policy. All loads are despatched from a single site and vehicle use is optimised through back loading.

Despatch Efficiency

Despatch Efficiency

We merge loads to minimise several trips and use carefully planned routes to lower fuel consumption.

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Consumption

Our drivers have been educated to maximise fuel efficiency while driving.

Our Local Environment

Our Local Environment

Land Restoration

Land Restoration

8 acres of our quarry land havebeen restored to local farm use. We have also planted 5 acres of trees to complement the surrounding natural beauty.

Noise Pollution

Noise Pollution

We have taken steps to reduce noise emissions such as investing £550,000 in soundproofing our production plants.

Dust Pollution

Dust Pollution

We have installed dust extraction systems, covered all conveyors and have comprehensive cleaning routines to reduce all dust pollution.

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