Lakes Bathrooms

Helping Lakes Bathrooms to reduce costs and comply with the Packaging Waste Regulations.

Lakes Bathrooms wanted to ensure that they were fully compliant with the Packaging Waste Regulations and at the same time reduce the burden on the business of completing their annual packaging data submission.
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Solution

To reduce the administrative burden of completing the packaging data submission and to ensure compliance, we provided Lakes Bathrooms with a data management service, Data Insights, which allowed the business to outsource their submission process.

The Data Insights Team were responsible for specifying, collecting and calculating the 2011 submission and ensuring that Lakes Bathroom's data was ‘as accurate as reasonably possible’

The tailored service provided was as follows:

  • Full compliance review, including site tour, discussion of the company’s obligated business activities and an examination of any spreadsheets or reports previously used
  • Identification of the raw data required in order to complete the data submission
  • Extensive data collection and analysis
  • Weighing exercise at the company’s site to gather packaging weights
  • Comprehensive population of the data submission form
  • Verification of the data and submission to the Environment Agency in a timely and accurate fashion
  • Final report detailing the methodology for data collection and calculation

Results

By outsourcing the packaging data submission process to our Data Insights Team, Lakes Bathrooms Ltd benefited from:

  • staff time saving and resources, whilst ensuring the business was fully compliant
  • a reduced packaging obligation, which resulted in cost savings
  • a full audit trail, which detailed the methodology for data collection and calculation
  • recommended actions to further improve accuracy for future packaging data submissions
  • passing Environment Agency audit in July 2011

Valpak are accurate, professional and clear experts in their field. The overall quality of the service we receive is excellent and very competitively priced. Valpak’s experience gives Lakes Bathrooms peace of mind that we are fully compliant with these very important legal requirements. We appreciate the good customer service we receive – we trust Valpak and so far they have totally delivered.”

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