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Green Initiatives

6.2 / 10

(based on 23 ratings in 2019)

2019

"We are a single-use plastic free office and our sustainability committee is always running events to raise awareness of environmental issues."
First year trainee, London
"The firm no longer uses disposable coffee cups and has issued everyone with reusable cups and thermos flasks instead. Recycling could be improved, however."
Second year trainee, Sheffield
"Efforts have been made to become more green eg removing personal bins for everyone."
Second year trainee, Edinburgh
"People are definitely trying to reduce their carbon footprints but there's still a long way to go."
Second year trainee, Leeds
"I am not too hot on this (information-wise) but basically everything is re-usable. There is minimal plastic and lots of recycling."
Second year trainee, London
"There is not an especially notable effort regarding environmental considerations, but the firm is committed and vocal in promoting other positive causes for the community."
Second year trainee, Birmingham

2018

"I'd say that way too much disposable and unnecessary plastic gets used."
First year trainee, London
"The firm has signs around encouraging people not to print if they don't have to."
First year trainee, Birmingham
"I have not seen any particular green initiatives."
Second year trainee, Manchester
"One example is that the firm recently provided the office with drinks bottles and travel mugs to reduce the plastic used at the machines."
First year trainee, Sheffield

2017

"There should be more recycling facilities and a removal of bins from people's desks."
Second year trainee, Birmingham
"There doesn't seem to be as much of a drive on this as there once was. I'm not aware of any particular initiatives at the moment."
Second year trainee, Birmingham
"I have not seen many green initiatives around the office."
First year trainee, Birmingham
"Most files are paperless but some people still do too much printing."
First year trainee, Edinburgh
"We have recycling bins in the kitchen areas but this does not cover as much as it could (eg paper coffee cups can't be recycled). Our cycle to work scheme could be promoted more."
Second year trainee, Edinburgh

2016

"Lots of focus on recycling and reducing energy use."
First year trainee, Liverpool
"Good recycling facilities except for the number of paper coffee cups. There seems to be no recycling bin for these, at least not in the Edinburgh office."
First year trainee, Edinburgh

2015

"Personally, I did not come across anything like this during my training contract."
Second year trainee, London
"I see that there are recycling bins everywhere throughout the firm, but I did not think that there was any emphasis on not wasting paper or reducing our carbon footprint."
Second year trainee, London
"We have awareness-building campaigns on saving energy and reducing printing."
Second year trainee, Manchester
"We have ISO accreditation."
First year trainee, Liverpool
"We are encouraged to recycle at the firm and the lights automatically turn off at 8:00pm."
Second year trainee, London
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