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Research Reports

Latest-Draft-Hotspot-Analysis-Research-Paper-Final-May-2017-1.png#asset:25853:thumbnailSustainability Hotspot Analysis for the Furniture Industry

Published May 2017

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Cover-The-potential-impact-of-flame-retardants-on-the-end-of-life-of-upholstered-furniture-and-furnishings.jpg#asset:1187:urlThe potential impact of flame retardants on the 'end of life' of upholstered furniture and furnishings

Published Nov 2015

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Cover-Current-and-Alternative-Flame-Retardants-for-use-in-Upholstered-Furniture.jpg#asset:1189:urlCurrent and Alternative Flame Retardants for use in Upholstered Furniture

Published November 2015

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Orangebox-and-FIRA-Remanufacturing-Project-Cover-image-2.jpg#asset:18160:smallRemanufacturing for the Circular Economy

Report summarising the finding of a project which compares the potential of remanufactured furniture versus brand new product, carried out in collaboration with Orangebox.

Published July 2016

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Training-Survey-cover.jpg#asset:1201:urlMind The Gap

Skills and Training in the Furniture Industry

Published October 2015

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Cover-kitchen-study-usage-report.jpg#asset:1224:urlKitchen Usage Study

A report that details the findings from a study into the way UK consumers use kitchens, to assess the impact on design, manufacture and installation of furniture fittings.

Published January 2014

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Cover-Biomass-Report-2011.jpg#asset:1191:urlBiomass Subsidies and their impact on the British Furniture Industry

Published December 2011

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Cover-Competitiveness-Study-2010.jpg#asset:1193:urlCompetitiveness of the UK furniture manufacturing industry

Published February 2010

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Cover-SafeseatsofLearning.jpg#asset:1199:urlSafe seats of learning

How good school furniture can make a difference

Published November 2009

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