Dudley furniture manufacturer scoops National Recycling Award

Leading Dudley-based commercial furniture manufacturer, The Boss Design Group, has won a National Recycling Award for its outstanding work in the field of recycling.

The results of the National Recycling Awards 2016 (NRA’s) were revealed on 6th July 2016 at the prestigious London Hilton, Park Lane, where key players from a variety of industries came together to recognise and celebrate the excellence and innovation present throughout the recycling and resource management sector.

The Boss Design Group won the NRA’s Corporate Recycler of the Year category and was praised by the expert judging panel: “The sustainable beliefs that The Boss Design Group uphold are clearly demonstrated throughout its entire operation. Recycling is firmly embedded into its business model, from the design and manufacture of its products, to providing sales solutions that a have low-impact on the environment. The company shows commitment from all levels of staff and continues to push the boundaries of recycling, waste reduction and resource efficiency.”

Commenting on this latest award, Operations Manager at The Boss Design Group, Virginia Seaward said: “We are acutely aware of our responsibilities to our people and to the environment and are therefore extremely proud to accept this prestigious award in recognition of our recycling efforts.”

From its manufacturing facilities in Dudley and Pensnett, the Boss Design Group recycles on average more than 252.14t per annum across a variety of its manufacturing materials. These include cardboard, fabrics, foam, leather, metal, wood and paper.

The company re-used over 20,000 pallets during 2006-2015, with just over 3,500 re-used in 2015 alone. In addition, over 1,000t of chairs were reused or recycled during 2006-2015 via the Waste to Wonder scheme. This scheme touches local and worldwide causes by extending the lives of chairs and at the same time, liberating the lives of those who receive them.

During the period, 2006 to 2013, the Group also reduced its landfill skips from 260 to 132, and since 2014, has diverted 257.13t from landfill to Sita Energy Recovery; thereby making the company a zero landfill factory.

Since its formation in 1983, The Boss Design mission has been to create a brand synonymous with high quality and cutting edge design in the field of commercial seating and furniture. Over the years, the company has never wavered from its principles of combining outstanding design with quality engineering and the best of British craftsmanship. It is this level of quality and attention to detail that is inherent across all its brands, and for which the company is globally renowned today.

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Contact:

The Boss Design Group: +44 (0) 1384 455570

The Boss Design Group London Showroom: Tel.: +44 (0) 20 7253 0364

www.boss-design.com  

Julie A. Garrido - Wentworth PR: +44 (0) 161 973 6763

Email: julie@wentworthpr.com 

Photo-caption: Pictured second left, Virginia Seaward from The Boss Design Group receives The Corporate Recycler of the Year Award from Simon Harbridge, CEO of Stone Group. Pictured alongside are; Rebecca Compton, Liz Paul and Daren Jackson from The Boss Design Group, together with the host for the evening, Kieran Bracken. 

  •  Notes to Editor: Established in 1983 and privately owned, The Boss Design group currently manufactures in four continents and has an international supply chain servicing more than thirty countries. With high profile showrooms in the heart of London and Dubai, the Group is today a leading supplier of innovative and quality engineered commercial seating and furniture worldwide. All brands within the Group are renowned for their leading-edge design and handcrafted manufacturing expertise. The Group advocates a strong corporate social responsibility policy from initial product design through to end-of-life-management, to ensure minimal environmental impact and maximum social benefits. As a carbon neutral company, the Group is committed to reducing, reusing and recycling materials within all production processes and a unique service allows its furniture to be 100% reused or recycled. 

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