Niftylift and The Environment

Niftylift CSR - The Environment

Niftylift is committed to playing a part in the protection of the environment, both in the operation of facilities and the design of products.

Environmental Management

Reduce Emissions through Design

Reduce Emissions in the Workplace

Waste Management

New Site Development

 

 

Niftylift Environmental Policy

Environmental Management

Niftylift's goal is for all sites to achieve environmental certification to the internationally recognised environmental management system standard - ISO 14001.

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The Environmental Steering Committee is a governance group committed to guiding the environmental agenda focussing on:

  • Company goals
  • Improvement Plans
  • Compliance to IS0 14001 (April 2013)

 

For further information please contact by email:  environhs@niftylift.com


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Reducing Emissions in design

Reduce Emissions through Design

Reducing carbon emissions of products through the design process

  • Hybrid Engines
    • Development of Hybrid design allows for zero Emissions at point of use
    • Lower fuel consumption
    • Lower carbon emissions
    • Bi-Energy choice
  • Catalytic/Particulate Exhaust Filters
    • Reduced carbon monoxide 85%
    • Reduced hydrocarbons 85%
    • Reduced particulates up to 60%
  • Advanced Design
    • Low weight design of machines and advanced control systems permits the use of smaller engines, reducing carbon emissions by up to 50%
  • Tier 4 Engines
    • Further reduce carbon emissions
  • Lower Transportation Cost
    • Low weight, compact design reduces transportation costs

 

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Reduce emissions workplace

Reduce Emissions in the Workplace

Communicating the environmental policy throughout the workplace has helped to reduce the carbon footprint through building awareness.

  • Cycle to Work Bicycle loan Scheme
  • 'Switch off' Policy
  • Electric Car for efficient travel between Head Office and Research & Development site and local business trips 

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Waste management

Waste Management

The waste hierarchy is clearly communicated throughout the workplace, encouraging the reduction of unnecessary waste.

  • Reuse, recycling and remanufacturing of products and parts
  • Long standing relationships with reputable waste disposal companies for disposal of industrial wastes
    • Paints, oil, aerosols, copper cables, metals & aluminium

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New Site Development

Niftylift has a new manufacturing facility which is being designed and built to BREEAM Excellent standard.

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