As one of our longest and most trusted suppliers the Symphony Group celebrates 50 years trading this year and it has underlined its commitment to sustainability.
Symphony Group have stated that they take responsibility to the environment very seriously. Whilst industry as a whole has started to respond to the ongoing climate crisis, Symphony have been leading the way for a number of years.
They are committed to playing their part through continual learning, innovating and implementing sustainable actions to ensure the business looks after employees, customers and the planet. Symphony has a history of innovation and have continuously reviewed and enhanced its operations to ensure that they are a leading example in sustainability within our industry.
In the past three years, Symphony says that it has reduced carbon emissions per million pound of turnover by 27% and recycles more than 98% of manufacturing and office waste over its three sites. The company installed a biomass boiler, which saved 1,762 tonnes of carbon dioxide – the equivalent of taking 381 cars off the road for one year or the annual energy usage of 203 homes.
In terms of its products, Symphony says that 49% of its cabinet chipboard is made from recycled material and 100% of its timber-based materials are certified by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC).The company also uses water-based paints and its plastic cabinet legs are made from 100% recycled materials. That also applies to all of the cardboard boxes it uses.
Symphony has also formed a partnership with The Used Kitchen Company to encourage its retailers to sell their old displays through that channel and suggests that our customers do the same with their old kitchens.
We are proud to have been a Symphony retailer for over fifteen years and that we can feel confident in promoting their products to you, our customer, safe in the knowledge that as a British manufacturer they are committed to combating the global climate crisis.