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Eco Friendly Office Furniture - Protecting The Planet

Helping to protect the planet is now an essential requirement in many peoples minds. By turning your workspace green with eco-friendly office furniture, you can present the right impression to your employees whilst saving yourself money in the long-term.

The demand for green office furniture is a growing phenomenon, with companies seeking to do their bit to decrease their impact on the environment. With increased knowledge of how certain varnishes and adhesives used in the production of office furniture can create harmful emissions and a general awareness about the destruction of forest involved in the production process, many companies are staking their claim by seeking out greener alternatives.

Therefore it is vital that eco-friendly office furniture is available to all. Customers are often surprised at how hard wearing and stylish these environmentally friendly designs are and most importantly, they offer sustainability. This means that in purchasing this type of office furniture, you are helping to protect the habitat of many different species of plants and animals, whilst still maintaining the oxygen levels that these trees produce

A number of eco-friendly manufacturer’s designs are available and JS Online pride themselves on offering ranges of office furniture that not only provide quality but deliver carbon footprint reduction. We use manufacturers whose environmental insight is second to none

Senator Group, the UK’s largest independent supplier whose entire ranges we promote, don’t just pay lip service to sustainability and don’t do it because it’s fashionable. It’s something they genuinely care about. Sustainability is written into everything that they do. It’s in their designs, their manufacturing and their delivery. Every one of their products is at least 99% recyclable with many being 100%.

In fact, they care so much about reducing their impact on the environment, that they have even opened a new division of their business called Sustain™. Offering Packaging Recycling, Re-manufacturing and Furniture Recycling

A great Senator product, which takes on the environmental ethos, is the I-workchair which is, an attractive task chair which is actually made using 53% recycled material

One of our favourite chair products is the HÅG Capisco a modern design icon utilising Flokk’s 5-III eco-design principles. The unique saddle shape, offers endless ways to sit or half stand. This encourages the end user to vary the position. Front ways, back ways or sideways, whatever feels most comfortable. Sustainability & circularity is integrated into all details;extreme low carbon footprint of 45 kg CO2, no glue or harmful chemicals, 48% recycled materials with 53% plastic from household waste. The first office chair ever granted the prestigious Nordic Swan Ecolabel

When it comes to chair upholstery, Camira the major fabric supplier to the office furniture industry, holds EU Ecolabel accreditation on 17 of its upholstery ranges. The EU Ecolabel is a voluntary, independent label administered by the European Union which accredits the environmental sensitivity of products throughout their life cycle, from the extraction of raw materials through to production, use and disposal. The majority of our office chair suppliers use Camira upholstery fabrics

When sourcing office desking major manufacturers of wood veneer & MFC office furniture such as Eborcraft and Sven Christiansen combine an ethical responsibility with a commercial interest in ensuring the continuation of the world’s forests. Both hold certification by the Forest Stewardship Council® demonstrating commitment to supporting organisations which practise responsible forest management. Because the FSC’s “Chain of Custody” certification ensures that FSC® materials and products have been checked at every stage of the “forest to end-user” process. Customers can be confident that they are supporting sustainable forests when they buy FSC accredited furniture

Posted by Chris Johnson on 9 March 2020