We will help make greener, healthier homes affordable.
Our industry-leading Sustainable Home Product principles help us improve the performance of our ranges so that customers will be able to choose any product they want and be confident it is as sustainable as possible.
Today, more of our lighting is LED, more of our paint is water based and more of our taps are water efficient. We have removed ortho phthalates from new vinyl flooring products, and discontinued metaldehyde slug pellets and products containing glyphosate.
Finding a sustainable product shouldn’t be difficult or cost more. That’s why sustainability is one of our five core design principles used in the development of our own exclusive product brand ranges, alongside price, quality, form and function. When we improve a product’s sustainability, we do not compromise on any of the other core design principles.
We want to reduce the amount of plastic used in our products and packaging and to ensure that any plastic we do use has a lower environmental footprint.
We aim to use at least 50 thousand tonnes of post-consumer recycled plastic per year by changing how we manufacture our products to make them more sustainable.
Packaging protects our products in store and in transit but can have a significant impact on the environment.
We have reviewed our packaging strategy for our own exclusive product brands during 2020/21 and introduced new targets;