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Green Initiatives

7.9 / 10

(based on 26 ratings in 2016)

2016

"Recycling bins are provided everywhere and lots of posters encourage the use of these."
First year trainee, Leeds
"They have separate bins in kitchens but not in the canteen."
First year trainee, Leeds
"We regularly have office efforts to reduce this eg less printing."
First year trainee, Birmingham
"We're strongly encouraged to consider the environment when printing."
First year trainee, Nottingham
"We have regular updates on what we as individuals can do to reduce our carbon footprint in our professional and personal lives. The firm also regularly advertises their commitment to reducing the carbon footprint and what it is doing to improve."
Second year trainee, Birmingham
"Some, but we don't seem to be making much effort to go paperless."
Second year trainee, Cambridge
"There are recycling bins in every kitchen on every floor. There is also battery, stationary, and spectacles recycling. I think the firm goes above and beyond."
First year trainee, Cardiff

2015

"We have recycling bins on every floor and within meeting rooms. We also have a number of green initiatives to help reduce our carbon footprint as much as possible."
First year trainee, Birmingham
"We have a garden on the roof with bee hives and solar panels."
First year trainee, Manchester
"The firm is very focused on green efforts, particularly in relation to cycling. Bikes are available to hire and we are involved in a number of cycling initiatives and races in the area. The firm also encourages the usual efforts such as turning lights and computers off when they are not needed. Recycling is also a major focus in the office, and there are recycling bins dotted throughout the office."
First year trainee, Cardiff
"There is a big emphasis on reducing the firm's carbon footprint, to the point where we have fact sheets as to how we as an office perform every month in relation to recycling and waste. We are encouraged to recycle everything (from batteries to CDs)."
First year trainee, London
"I think it is a fairly environmentally forward thinking firm - this year we held various events across the offices to celebrate World Environment Day and raise awareness about how we can reduce our footprint."
First year trainee, London
"The firm is trying to become more eco-friendly and there are regular environmental initiatives. A cycle to work scheme is available along with changing rooms to encourage people to cycle instead of driving."
Second year trainee, Manchester

2014

"Eversheds have lots of recycling bins which is good, although there are also a lot of computers left on at night."
First year trainee, London
"The firm is trying to be as paperless as possible, and they encourage train travel and recycling."
First year trainee, Cambridge
"Eversheds send out signs and e-mails about saving paper, turning off PC and screens, and not travelling too much."
Second year trainee, Leeds
"There is an annual survey regarding green initiatives, and there are good bike storage facilities."
Second year trainee, London
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