Franklin Vets is committed to making our world a better place and we have started embarking on our sustainability journey.
We are a member of VetSalus, which has links to VetSustain whose Greener Practice Checklist we are committed to working through to become more sustainable.
Greener Veterinary Practice Checklist
- Practice responsible resource use - reducing disposables, paper-free management systems, water-saving, optimise waste management - reduce, re-use, recycle.
- Be sustainable in your operation - creating green spaces in the workplace, promoting animal welfare, teleconferencing to reduce carbon emissions, support walking & cycling to work.
- Use medicines responsibly - responsible antimicrobial & parasiticide use, avoiding drug wastage
- Empower the team - formation of a "Sustainability Squad" with a number of projects aimed at making change.
Initiatives to date include: