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Carbon Capture Engineered from Nature

We’ve been exploring just what it means to “Reach Carbon Zero” within the built environment, which by and large means a reassessment of the materials we use and the processes involved in producing them. There has undoubtedly been a move toward more sustainable practices as well as connecting more directly with nature – or at… Read More >

16 September 2022

Instagram LIVE Recording: Reaching Carbon Zero

Boss Design Creative Director, Ceri Lovett, speaks with Design Insider Editor, Alys Bryan, about the design and production initiatives reducing Boss Design’s carbon footprint. “There needs to be a penny-drop moment across civilization that climate change is the biggest threat that humanity faces” This interview was recorded live as part of Design Insider’s Instagram Event,… Read More >

7 July 2022

Tomorrow’s zero-carbon, high performance leathers, today.

New leather is not the same as old leather. Nowadays, the leather industry is driven by cutting-edge technology and responsible innovations. [Find Muirhead through BCFA Product Finder] For years, leather has been synonymous with luxury, comfort, and durability in furniture upholstery and vehicle interiors. Innovation is essential to move closer to our ultimate goal of… Read More >

29 June 2022

MILLIKEN & COMPANY ANNOUNCES CARBON-NEUTRAL FLOORING PORTFOLIO

Global manufacturer Milliken & Company announces a new milestone in its ongoing sustainability journey. All Milliken carpet, luxury vinyl tile and entryway tile products around the globe are now carbon neutral, offsetting carbon emissions in raw materials and manufacturing carbon footprint using Verified Carbon Standard credits. This announcement, which anchors Milliken’s Flooring Business’s M/PACT initiative,… Read More >

26 November 2021

THE WORLD’S LOWEST CARBON LEATHER

Muirhead, manufactures the lowest carbon intensity, high performance leather for prestigious global brands in aviation, bus, coach, rail, furniture, and luxury goods sectors, independently verified by Life Cycle Analysis (LCA) conducted on the entire manufacturing process. Find our more about Muirhead The sector-leading announcement comes as the parent company, Scottish Leather Group, publishes its 2021… Read More >

18 October 2021

Growing Material Solutions

We’ve been exploring just what it means to “Reach Carbon Zero” within the built environment, which by and large means a reassessment of the materials we use and the processes involved in producing them. There has undoubtedly been a move toward more sustainable practices as well as connecting more directly with nature – or at… Read More >

16 September 2022

Connection Create Collaboration in AstraZeneca, Macclesfield

As part of its drive towards sustainability, global pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca wanted to ensure that all areas of its Macclesfield campus were developing in line with its zero-carbon ambition. [Find Connection on the BCFA Product Finder] At the heart of these goals has been a steady move towards an activity-based working environment that encourages collaboration,… Read More >

2 September 2022

GROHE Discloses Ecological Impact of Products with the Release of Environmental Product Declarations

Considering the fact that carbon emissions from buildings and construction constitute almost 40 percent of global carbon emissions, knowledge of a building’s environmental impact is becoming key to enable the construction industry to work towards the necessary green transformation. Accordingly, a number of states have already established national lifecycle carbon limits for new or public… Read More >

22 August 2022

Clerkenwell OPEN Seminar & Workshop Trail 7th & 8th September 2022

This year, Clerkenwell OPEN aim to build on the success of the 2021 event, providing a fresh, industry led event that offers new opportunities for architects, designers, specifiers, dealers and end users to explore their abilities, mingle with like-minds and share industry knowledge and expertise. Book Your Free Tickets Here A number of influential interior… Read More >

18 August 2022

Sustainable Design Collective: Standards & Certification

Design Insider is thrilled to support the Sustainable Design Collective as a media partner. Sustainable Design Collective is a ‘think tank’ group committed to acting as a collective within the workplace design community to identify developments and ‘best practice’ relating to sustainability. The purpose of the Group is to promote and applaud achievements and, more… Read More >

11 August 2022

The Changing Demands on Power Distribution Systems

As the commercial property sector continues to adjust to new working cultures and practices, Paul Allen, head of power distribution at CMD, explains the need for architects to ensure flexibility when it comes to the specification of power distribution systems. [Find CMD on the BCFA Product Finder] Workplaces continually evolve but the impact of the… Read More >

11 August 2022

Materials for a Lighter Future

Milan Design Week may be behind us now, but the impact of the exhibitions, talks, events and performances can still be felt. Indeed, having had the show back to full strength once again highlights the magnitude of the reverberations it creates within the world of design, and beyond. A series of concurrent themes were at… Read More >

2 August 2022

TRULY SUSTAINABLE MODULAR CARPET INSTALLATION HAS ARRIVED

After exhaustive research, exploration and testing, Milliken has now launched a new formula of the already highly successful TractionBack® 2.0 adhesive free installation system which provides a truly sustainable carpet fitting solution. [Find Milliken on the BCFA Product Finder] Because TractionBack® 2.0 reduces the raw materials used during installation it is the most sustainable way… Read More >

2 August 2022