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REACH Update Report - July 2017

REACH Update Report - July 2017

A new update report concerning Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) Regulations is now available.
27th July, 2017 News

EU Green Public Procurement (GPP) guidelines for textiles

The Furniture Industry Research Association has published advice for members on how to be compliant with the new EU Green Public Procurement (GPP) guidelines for textiles​, which were launched earlier this month.
20th June, 2017 News
Sustainability Hotspot Analysis for the Furniture Industry
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Sustainability Hotspot Analysis for the Furniture Industry

The Furniture Industry Research Association presents the wide ranging aspects of a sustainability hotspot analysis by researching and contextualising the commercial, reputational and material source risks that exist within supply chains.

30th May, 2017 Sustainability
​REACH Update Report -   New Additions to Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC)

​REACH Update Report - New Additions to Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC)

The Furniture Industry Research Association has produced an update report to educate companies of their obligations surrounding the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH).
17th February, 2017 News
Sustainable Forestry & PEFC scheme updates​ - January 2017
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Sustainable Forestry & PEFC scheme updates​ - January 2017

These are notes from a Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) workshop

30th January, 2017 Sustainability
REACH Guide 2017 (Archived)
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REACH Guide 2017 (Archived)

This guide is designed to give a general introduction to REACH awareness and user obligations.


26th January, 2017 Sustainability
Remanufacturing for the Circular Economy
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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
Biomass Subsidies and their impact on the British Furniture Industry
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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 manufacturing. It has been commissioned by the Furniture Industry Research Association (FIRA) on behalf of the furniture industry, the wood panel industry and the retail sector.

1st November, 2011 Sustainability
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