Environmental Policy

 Environmental Policy

Tŷ Nant Spring Water Limited is a bottled water company situated in the West Wales county of Ceredigion.  The factory facility produces bottled natural mineral water, spring water, and, with the addition of carbon dioxide, sparkling water for the domestic and export market.  The range is packaged in glass and PET.  The Company was founded in 1989 and moved to its current purpose built factory at the site of the source in 1996.  The facility was extended in 2002.  The factory is situated within 300 acres of pasture land and forestry.  The land is maintained to organic standards.  The evergreen conifer forestry has been replaced in stages with a more environmentally friendly broad leaf woodland.
  •  Tŷ Nant Spring Water Ltd, is concerned with achieving and demonstrating sound environmental performance by controlling its activities, products and services and, as part of its general philosophy, regards regulatory standards as a minimum rather than a level to work up to.
  • Tŷ Nant Spring Water Ltd is committed to improvement of its environmental performance and the impact of its operations, the prevention of pollution and fulfilling all other requirements to which the company subscribes.
  • Tŷ Nant Spring Water Ltd works within an integrated system of Quality, Health and Safety and Environmental Management that includes ISO9001, ISO14001 and HACCP. 
  • Overall responsibility for environmental policy and performance is taken by top level management.  Responsibility for implementation of policy and practices is in turn taken by the Environmental Management Committee, internal auditors and individual departments.
  • Environmental management is fully integrated into short-term and long-term strategic planning.
  • High priority is given to maintenance, and improvement of environmental performance with budgets assigned to implementation of best environmental practices and training of personnel.
  • In addition to the production premises high priority is given to the environmental protection and improvement of Tŷ Nant’s pasture land and forestry.
  • Good environmental practices are essential to the nature of Ty Nant’s business.
  • The Company undertakes regular reviews, environmental auditing and risk assessment.
  • The environmental policies and performance of suppliers is monitored.
  • Tŷ Nant Spring Water Ltd will answer questions regarding the environmental impacts of its products and processes to customers or any other responsible party on request: requests for information that could be deemed commercially sensitive have to be verified by senior management prior to release.
  • The company commits itself to the involvement of all employees in the area of environmental management.  Employees are informed, trained and motivated to recognize and work towards improving the environmental performance of their particular departments and the overall performance of the Company.
  • This Environmental Policy is regularly reviewed in order to ensure its continuing suitability.
  • Copies of the Policy are made available to all members of staff.  Copies of the minutes of Environmental Management Reviews, or extracts thereof, are provided to individual members of staff in accordance with their role and responsibilities as a means of communicating the effectiveness of the Environmental Management System.