Environmental Policy

Zoro UK is a leading independent supplier of maintenance, repair and operations type products,offering the widest choice to all industries, professions and trades. We have a stockholding in excess of £50M spread throughout the world.

It is the absolute policy of Zoro UK to provide services that fully and consistently meet or exceed the expectations of our interested parties including our customers to ensure that services supplied are fit for purpose.

This environmental policy is appropriate to the purpose and context of Zoro UK including the nature, scale and environmental impacts of its activities, products and services. It is communicated, understood and applied by all staff and provides the framework for setting and monitoring of business/environmental objectives.

The company are committed to the protection of the environment, including prevention of pollution and other specific commitment(s) relevant to the context of the organization and to fulfil its compliance obligations as part of our business strategy. This policy is available to all interested parties by request.

To demonstrate, to both customers and staff, the company's commitment to the environment it is the policy of Zoro UK to achieve and maintain recognition with an independent certification body as a company of assessed environmental capability under the requirements of IS014001:2015. The requirements of this system are mandatory for all company personnel and no unauthorised alterations or deviations are permitted.

The company have considered its external and internal issues, the compliance obligations, its organisational units, functions and physical boundaries, the requirements of relevant interested parties, products and services and its authority and ability to exercise control and influence to determine our scope of approval,as follows;

Scope: Head Office including the Management of Sales, Branch Operations, World Distribution Centre, Bulk Receiving Centre, Stock holding, National & International Distribution.

All activities, products and services provided by the company that fall within the scope are included in the environmental management system.

Zoro UK is committed to review, determine and implement changes to the environmental management system in order to satisfy applicable requirements and ensure that its effectiveness is continually improved to enhance environmental performance. Our processes are assessed to mitigate risks and maximize on opportunities.

The only way to achieve and maintain this policy is for every employee, in whatever capacity, to perform his or her work to the highest standards at all times.

Recycling through Zoro

Battery Recycling

We offer a battery take back service to ensure that we are helping in the recycling of portable batteries. This allows you to bring your used batteries to us and we will arrange for them to be recycled. If you wish to return batteries to us, please contact us in the first instance so that we can provide you with further information.

Please don’t send your used batteries in the post but bring them to us in person. The address to drop them off is:

Cromwell Gatehouse
85 Chartwell Drive
LE18 2FS

We appreciate that this location may not be convenient for everyone so if not suitable for you, please visit www.recyclenow.co.uk to find your nearest drop off location.

WEEE recycling

We also offer the ability to recycle electrical items (such as laptops), through providing a recycling bin at the same location. If you wish to recycle an item through us, please contact us as above so that we can arrange drop off.

Last Updated: 14th July 2022