Firstly, we ensure that all the timber purchased is PEFC-certified (Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification) and that all the MDF, chipboard and hardboard materials have full FSC certification (Forest Stewardship Council). This means that only fully sustainable, renewable sources are ever used.
Secondly, we have discontinued using moulded, plastic legs on three of our fireside ranges and use mainly eco-polythene bags, made from recycled plastic bottles, to protect our furniture in transit. All surplus polythene bags received by us are collected for reuse or recycling.
Then several environmental initiatives have reduced our use of energy and therefore our carbon footprint in recent years: