"In the UK and Ireland, we're at the beginning of this journey, but the way that we've started is by working across our stores with the Furniture Re-use Network."
The First of it’s Kind - FRN Joins their international counterparts at Furnirec 2015 – The first International Recycling Congress. Lesley Wilcox speaks on FRN Take Back Schemes.
Once again, France lights the way to dramatically cut down on waste. Introduced in 2013, the ‘Eco-Tax’ is added to new furniture enforcing producer responsibility. This tax is used to finance and improve the recycling of used furniture.
Will the next five years be about more cuts, more waste and charities sticking plasters on the wounds in society?Wednesday, 27 May 2015 11:55
Whether it is food or furniture or some of the finer things in life that we all need or want– when it comes down to it, we all need food, shelter and basic home comforts to live and feel part of today's society.
Reflecting on recent announcements on the bans and petitions to stop wasting food from supermarkets, the content of the Queen's Speech for the opening of Parliament, and the EU Circular Economy consultation – this is a good time for a more holistic view to be adopted – be it policy or practice.