Articles tagged ‘Environment’

FIRA publish Sustainability Challenges Guide for members

FIRA publish Sustainability Challenges Guide for members

Modern sustainability thinking and possible options organisations can take to improve the sustainability of their products
29th January, 2024 News
Carbon Technical Forum outcome and statement

Carbon Technical Forum outcome and statement

Key points raised by Members and plans of support for the furniture supply chain
20th April, 2023 News
Horizon Scanning - New Hardline and Softline Materials’ is the focus of latest guide for members

Horizon Scanning - New Hardline and Softline Materials’ is the focus of latest guide for members

New 20 page guide looking at what could be on the horizon for the furniture sector in terms of alternative materials
2nd March, 2021 News
Remanufacturing for the Circular Economy
Sustainability

Remanufacturing 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.

14th July, 2016 Sustainability
Study into the Feasability of Benchmarking Carbon Footprints of Furniture Products 2011
Sustainability

Study into the Feasability of Benchmarking Carbon Footprints of Furniture Products 2011

This study shows that the carbon footprinting of products is a complex subject, with a number of difficulties that need to be overcome before the benchmarking of products can be adopted

30th April, 2011 Sustainability
Biomass Subsidies and their impact on the British Furniture Industry
Sustainability

Biomass Subsidies and their impact on the British Furniture Industry

This report focuses on the Renewables Obligation woody biomass subsidy and the detrimental effect it is having on British furniture manufacturing

1st November, 2011 Sustainability
Horizon Scanning: Guide to New Hardline and Softline Materials
Information

Horizon Scanning: Guide to New Hardline and Softline Materials

A review of what is and could be on the horizon for the furniture sector in terms of alternative materials, and the pressures from specific consumer groups which might accelerate their adoption

2nd March, 2021 Information
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