As your business supplies provider we recognise the requirement to adopt practices that enable you to source products which are manufactured by methods that are less harmful to the world’s resources.
To help you make informed decisions regarding the products you purchase, we have used symbols throughout our 2017 catalogue to enable you to recognise those products which are deemed to be less harmful to the environment or are produced in accordance with Fairtrade.
The Eco Friendly logo is a non-accredited logo that is used within our 2017 catalogue to identify products which are less harmful to the world’s resources and comply with one or more of the following standards as detailed below:
Nordic Swan is a Scandinavian standard that demonstrates a product is a good environment choice. To achieve Nordic Swan a product must undertake independent analysis and fulfill multiple environmental attributes for the product life cycle. For further details please visit www.nordic-ecolabel.org
Blue Angel is a German certification for products that guarantees a product or service meets high standards when it comes to its environmental, health and performance characteristics. For further details please visit www.blauer-engel.de/en
The Eco-Label flower was designed to identify products which are less harmful to the environment than equivalent brands. The label is part of a broader strategy aimed at promoting sustainable consumption and production. For further details please visit www.ec.europa.eu/environment/ecolabel
Energy star is a joint programme of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of energy. It is designed to help the consumer save money and protect the environment through energy efficient products and services. For further details please visit www.energystar.gov
Certification is awarded for ecological management. Goods and services must be produced without negatively impacting on the environment and local community. For more details please visit www.rainforest-alliance.org