FOR A MORE ECONOMICALLY FRIENDLY SUPPLY CHAIN
Gardners is the largest wholesaler of English language books in the UK and Europe. Our global operation is based out of two warehouse sites in the UK, spanning a combined footprint of over 500,000 square feet. We operate with state-of-the-art technology that helps with efficiency and reduction of waste. Every year we supply millions of products to satisfied customers around the globe.
• Plastic free
• Recycled packing paper
• Biodegradable airbags
Optional for all customers to help reduce waste.
CONTINUING OUR PARTNERSHIP WITH THE
Between 2017-2018 our
paper and cardboard
saved 9,758 trees and
3,252 sq.metres of
Since May 2015, we
11.29 tons of would-be
waste to charity.
THROUGH ECO-FRIENDLY SUPPLIERS
CLOSING THE LOOP WITH
We eliminate the need for cardboard boxes with our key suppliers by sending and receiving deliveries in our long-life totes.
LIGHTING THE WAY WITH
We reduced our ground floor warehouse lighting energy use by 60%. By upgrading to motion detectors and energy efficient bulbs, across the 570 fittings, we saved 209,718 KWH.
CREATIVE SOLUTIONS FOR
We have reduced the amount of printed literature for customers by employing digital solutions. All unavoidable printed materials are responsibly sourced and recyclable.
Across all of our units we encourage all staff to recycle waste. br>
We only use recyclable cups in our canteen across 950+ staff. br>
We are located next to a bus stop and are 4 minutes from a main train station br>
A large portion of staff are now working from home, eliminating their commutes.