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Our Commitment to Sustainability

TIMCO is committed to making sustainable development a core focus of our business, accompanied by a set of clear objectives. Following the acquisition of TIMCO by Bufab, we are adopting the sustainability policies that cover the wider network of companies in the group.

Bufab’s ambition is to be the leading global player in sustainability within our field. As part of the Bufab Group, TIMCO is also committed to delivering the same five, key pledges by 2031.

The Story So Far

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Products now reviewed

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Products now using packaging made with a minimum of 30% recycled plastic

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Products being refreshed to become more eco-friendly

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Parcels delivered on all-electric vehicles in December 2023

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Kilograms of CO₂ saved on all-electric vehicle deliveries in December 2023

TIMCO’s Five Key Pledges by 2031

Reduce Greenhouse Gases Internally to Zero and Externally to 55% by 2031
Utilise 100% Renewable Energy Internally
Achieve 90% Material Recycling Target
Send 0% of Waste to Landfill
Reduce Total Waste by 20%
What is Sustainable Development?

For us, sustainable development is one that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. This is a key part of the group’s ‘Invest’ corporate value and integrated into our day-to-day business.

The three pillars of sustainability: Social, Economic and Environmental are taken into consideration when making decisions. Being completely transparent can support the right actions and our progress will be reported via this dedicated section of the company’s website.

Three Key Pillars

100%
of Energy

Used internally by TIMCO is supplied from renewable sources

Key Pillar Number One: Social Sustainability

As a Bufab company, TIMCO complies with the UN Global Compact, the UN’s Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention.

Social Sustainability promotes the health and well-being of colleagues by giving them equal opportunities and access to the resources to support their families socially and economically.

On-Pack
Recycling Label

On-Pack Recycling Label (OPRL) 3500 Products already reviewed and updated with OPRL

Key Pillar Number Two: Economic Sustainability

Recycling and reducing pollution is a common practice for economic sustainability.

Relevant circular economy strategies help us not only in reducing waste but also in finding innovative and effective solutions to address our customers’ needs and strengthen our economic growth by adding value to our products and services.

300
Tonnes

of virgin plastic reduced by 2024

Key Pillar Number Three: Environmental Sustainability

TIMCO takes a holistic perspective, from source to consumption and end-of-life to reduce or eliminate adverse impacts to the environment.

We implement initiatives that contribute to the resource efficiency of materials such as avoiding the use of single-use non-recyclable plastic.