Shower enclosure manufacturer Roman has announced that it’s achieved carbon neutral certification from the Carbon Trust. The thorough process to achieve certification covers all operations and emissions from Roman’s 400,000sq ft manufacturing site in Newton Aycliffe, County Durham, in addition to emissions from employees commuting, business travel and the treatment of waste generated in own operations.
Achieving carbon neutral status has been a key objective for Roman over recent years and highlights The company’s ongoing commitment to the environment. Roman also has a significant focus on materials and the circular economy, and says it is committed to only using recycled aluminium and ensuring that all packaging is recycled cardboard.
Hugh Jones, MD, Advisory, at the Carbon Trust said: “We have worked with Roman Ltd this year to verify their 2019 and 2020 Scope 1, 2 and 3 emissions in accordance with ISO 14064-3. Roman Ltd have met the requirements under PAS 2060 and we are delighted to certify their emissions and operations at Durham as carbon neutral as part of their sustainability journey."
David Osborne, CEO of Roman, added: “We are extremely proud to have achieved carbon neutral status. This is already extremely important for us in the hotel and project sector; increasingly so in housebuilding; and will hopefully become ever more important in the retail sector. As the leading British manufacturer we give huge focus to sustainability and further breakthroughs will be coming over the next few years.”