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11th February 2020
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LDL takes next steps in environmental campaign
LDL is consolidating its drive to reduce the company's environmental impact with the introduction of recyclable drink cans and a new cycle shelter.
The move follows the recent announcement of LDL's zero-plastic packaging pledge by 2020 and the phasing in of eco-friendly recycled cardboard. According to managing director Simon Ogden, it's all about continually making little steps to pave the way for big change.
A keen cyclist, Simon has invested in a Trek Super Commuter electric bike, a high-performance e-bike specially designed to replace a car and ease daily congestion. In continuation of these principles, LDL has been very vocal in promoting the Cycle to Work Scheme and has recently erected a new bike shelter to encourage everyone to cycle in to work.
As Simon explains:"Cycling has been a huge part of my life for several years now. I commute to work by bike as often as I can and want to encourage everyone at LDL to do the same. It's good for us and for the environment both, what more reason do you need?"
Taking it a step further, LDL has also completely done away with disposable plastic bottles throughout the business. To replace them, the company has introduced CanO recyclable cans of natural spring water. Now, every single supplier or customer who steps through the door can see just how seriously LDL is taking its environmental responsibilities.
Simon adds: "A single plastic bottle takes 700 years to dissolve and, with up to 80% of oceanic pollution being plastic, we feel we have a moral obligation to drive plastic out of this industry."
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