Reaching Carbon Zero

Sustainability and Designjunction

This September (19-22), the first ever King’s Cross Design District will see creative thinkers, innovators and designers showcase their sustainable products at designjunction. Through skilful and sensitive design, designjunction’s exhibitors have created innovative installations, collections and products that respond to this year’s theme (Re)act, and will all be available to see for the first time… Read More >

18 September 2019

An International Decade for Water Action

The Water Action Decade was launched by the United Nations on World Water Day, 22 March 2018; with an objective of mobilising action that will help transform how we manage water and avert the 40% shortfall in freshwater resources predicted by 2030. This year we were given a stark reminder by Secretary-General, António Guterres of… Read More >

6 August 2019

Hansgrohe welcomes Sustainability

All Hansgrohe products equipped with EcoSmart technology consume up to 60% less water than conventional products. This means you use less water and need less energy to heat the water – good news for the planet, and your wallet.  How does it work? By cleverly adding air and helped by the use of a special… Read More >

17 May 2019

Sustainability? We can all do more

I started in the exhibitions industry in the mid-90s, which was then something of a horror show in terms of sustainability. The over-riding culture was one of ‘build and burn’, with non-biodegradable materials off-loaded straight to landfill. Inspired to counter this, a founding principle of our business was to be sustainable in any way we… Read More >

10 May 2019

Milliken named one of World’s most ethical companies

Global manufacturer, Milliken, receives prestigious Ethisphere Institute honour for 13th consecutive year. Milliken is one of 128 honorees recognised in 2019, representing 21 countries and 50 industries.  Aligning values-based business practices with an ever-present culture of integrity fuels continued success for Milliken & Company, a global manufacturer with expertise in specialty chemicals, floor covering, and… Read More >

27 March 2019

GROHE awards winner of International Water Research

GROHE, a leading global brand for integrated bathroom solutions and kitchen taps and BCFA member, presented the award to the winner of the International Water Research Prize in Amsterdam at the World Architecture Festival (WAF). On behalf of her students, Belen Desmaison, teaching fellow of the Pontificia Catholic University of Peru (PCUP), received the prize money… Read More >

18 January 2019

Ege Receives Distinguished EU Environmental Award

As we spend June increasing awareness in the environmental impact of plastic and share recent innovations in plastic recycling the announcement of ege’s environmental achievements are perfectly timed! Whilst the warmest spring in centuries in Denmark witnesses climate changes a few selected companies have just received environmental awards from the EU for their work in securing a more… Read More >

26 June 2018

Look out for the new Trevira SINFINECO® labels on sustainable textiles

Trevira SINFINECO® is the new brand developed by Trevira. This label may be carried by all textiles that contain sustainable Trevira products. Sustainable, innovative, high-value and responsible – these are the values the new brand stands for. As an industrial enterprise, Trevira is conscious of its special responsibility for an intact environment and has long… Read More >

13 October 2017

Flooring Innovation

Ahead of our BCFA Open event on the 26th & 27th October 2016 at Manchester Bridgewater Hall, we discuss innovation with BCFA members exhibiting at the event, Newhey and Johnson Tiles. Design Excellence Driven by Innovation in Sustainability BCFA Open exhibitor Newhey, a leading British manufacturer of contract carpets for the hotel, leisure and entertainment sector,… Read More >

29 July 2016

Sustainability Award: Shortlist Announced

Two BCFA Members have been shortlisted The Furniture Makers’ company has announced the three companies in Shortlist for the 2014 Sustainability Award. They are: Kitchen manufacturer Premiere Kitchens Bed manufacturer Hypnos (BCFA Member) Office and contract furniture manufacturer Boss Design (BCFA Member)  The three shortlisted companies will be making presentations to the judges on 21… Read More >

3 March 2014