Livingreen Design Series 3 Brochure - Flipbook - Page 6
At Livingreen we take our ethical and environmental responsibilities very seriously.
YES to beautiful handmade products, made
In buying from us you can be assured that you are making the right choice to both minimise your purchases
effect on the environment while providing well paid employment in Europe in safe working conditions.
by craftsmen in the traditional manner dating
back to the 1950’s with no mechanisation other
than the hand-tools used for final finishing.
NO to manufacturing using energy demanding
high cost machinery e.g. injection moulded
plastics and metal fabrication.
We know that our customers value our commitment to ethical trading and that with unlicensed copies
of some of our ranges circulating which do not meet these standards, we are always happy to provide
certificates of authenticity as your guarantee of quality. These are individually numbered and recorded and
can be checked with our Head Office if there is any doubt that ordering Livingreen Design products means
receiving authentic Livingreen products. We take all infringes of our design and copyright very seriously and
always prosecute companies caught passing off inferior copies for genuine Livingreen Design products.
is simple – make
with the minimum
impact on the
Our philosophy is simple – make beautiful products with the minimum impact on the environment. Join us in
saying YES to these key promises that we make to anyone choosing to buy Livingreen products:
YES to highly skilled workers, paid by ability
and productivity under UK and European
YES to production under the auspices of
the UK Health and Safety Executive with
independent auditors employed to carry out
regular reviews and recommend improvements.
NO to child or low paid labour in unregulated
factories in the Far East.
“We also offer full
to as new for all
our planters –
the ultimate in
our products never
have to be thrown
YES to using recycled glass for our fibre
reinforcement matting and reclaimed plastics
NO to using exclusively virgin materials to
construct our products.
YES to manufacturing locally, minimising
our carbon footprint and using group haulage
wherever possible for final delivery.
NO to transporting products thousands of
YES to manufacturing in GRP which offers a
NO to providing products, like many plastic
planters, that can only be disposed of in landfill
miles from Asia and the Far East.
NO to unregulated workshops abroad where
rainforests can be used to power furnaces and
workers may not have proper safety equipment
range of recycling options - including grinding
up to use as road surfacing, fibre separation to
use as insulation and as a
constituent in cement production.