Environmental Policy

  1. This statement applies to all land, premises and activities within the control of the U Student Group Ltd (‘USGL’). This Environmental Policy Statement represents a commitment by USGL to the conservation and improvement of the environment and to minimising the environmental impacts of the risks arising from its activities.

  2. USGL will manage its operations in ways that are environmentally sustainable and economically feasible.

  3. In order to achieve this aim USGL has the following key objectives:
    • to promote sound environmental management policies and practices;
    • as a minimum, to comply with the requirements of relevant legislation;
    • to make efficient and environmentally responsible use of energy and water;
    • to promote environmentally responsible procurement of goods and services;
    • to minimise waste production as far as is practicable, to reuse or recycle waste where appropriate and to regulate the treatment and disposal of residual waste;
    • to reduce and, where practicable, prevent pollution;
    • to minimise any adverse environmental impact of any new development;
    • to maintain its property in an environmentally sensitive way;
    • to minimise the adverse environmental impact of the decommissioning and disposal of site assets;
    • to raise awareness amongst our residents and staff of USGL’s environmental impact, activities and performance and to promote individual good practice.

  4. The main responsibility for implementation of this policy lies with USGL.