Supporting sustainable forestry
By replanting trees, sustainable forestry ensures that more oxygen-emitting woodlands are created every year.
This is why we give priority to the processing of wood from certified forests:
- All the wood we use comes from responsibly managed forests, certified by the Forest Stewardship Council, or from recycled material.
- Up to 30% of the wood used in our carcasses is recycled. We do not use any timbers listed by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species.
- All wood purchased is monitored with a strict control process within the scope of the EU Timber Regulation and other forest certification systems.
Greener, cleaner working practices
Care and awareness about our own environmental impact is always front of mind.
Over the past few years, we have made changes to continue to move towards greener and cleaner working practices:
At our showroom
- We have installed solar panels on the roof to generate as much sustainable energy as we can to power our showroom.
- We have an electric car charging point in our car park.
At our workshop
- We have installed a specialist woodburning stove for our wood and MDF waste. The heater unit burns in an environmentally friendly way, and the energy produced is used to heat the workshop.
Choice of materials
- We now offer eco-friendly Finsa materials. Finsa supply wood-based products that are derived through sustainable processes, with a commitment to minimal waste and advanced recycling practices.
- We only use water-based paints for our cabinetry and furniture. We ensure that our paints are highly durable to stand the test of time, but with minimal environmental impact.
We want to support our customers when they are planning to replace or upgrade their kitchen, bedroom or study cabinetry, but are also aware of the waste that is inevitably generated.
That’s why we recommend schemes such as Rehome, which provides a marketplace for homeowners when selling second hand kitchens and other pre-installed cabinetry.