David Salisbury Environmental Issues

FSC Certified Timber Forest

Caring For The Environment

David Salisbury Conservatories takes pride in the following initiatives:

Renewable Energy

We have recently installed 150Kw array of solar panels on the roof of our factory this will provide 20% of our power and and reduce our carbon footprint by 88 tonnes in a year. In addition we have just signed a two year deal to buy renewable electricity which means all of our electric power comes from renewables from 30th September this year. Given that all the heating in the factory is from biomass we must be one of the greenest factories in the UK.

Recycling

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Recycling is a key part of David Salisbury Conservatories waste management policy of Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle. As we are all aware, recycling is important to the future of our planet and is essential to the cities around the world and to the people who live in them for lots of reasons. One of these is that we are fast using up the earths precious resources and many of these resources are not renewable. It is also important to start recycling as it takes considerably less energy to recycle an existing product than to source and make one from new.
David Salisbury Reduce, Reuse and Recycle in many aspects of our working day.

  • Our Timber shavings and off cuts are sent to our boiler room to generate heat for our paint plant and to heat the factory.
  • Where possible we recycle product packaging.
  •  Waste paper and printer toners are recycled where possible.
  • Over spray from our automated spray plant is filtered and re-used.

About our Paint

All stains, paint primers and finishes are micro-porous allowing the timber to breath naturally, because our paint is water based, when it dries it releases water in the atmosphere, in opposition to solvent based paint that releases solvents in the atmosphere when it dries, making it better all round for our environment.

Certification Schemes

We specialise in using timbers selected for their qualities of durability, strength and performance; giving our products their timeless and classic appeal. Building in timber carries important environmental responsibilities, and when properly managed is far preferable to the use of aluminium or petrochemical-based plastics.

FSC®

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FSC® is an independent, non-governmental, not-for-profit organization established to promote the responsible management of the world’s forests. The FSC label provides a credible link between responsible production and consumption of forest products, enabling consumers and businesses to make purchasing decisions that benefit people and the environment. All our timber is responsibly sourced and a significant proporting is FSC certified. Timber conservatories are much more environmentally responsible that PVC which relies on non renewable hydrocarbons.

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David Salisbury Conservatories is committed to supporting the responsible management of the world's timber resources by promoting the trade in timber and timber products from well-managed forests.

We are able to supply a range of FSC (Forest Stewardship Council®) certified products under our Chain of Custody certificate TT-COC-002182.


PEFC

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An international non-profit, non-governmental organisation dedicated to promoting sustainable forest management. PEFC is the world's largest forest certification system and seeks to transform the way forests are managed globally and locally to ensure that all of us can enjoy the environmental, social and economic benefits that forests offer.

We are able to supply a range of PEFC (Program for the Endorsement of Forest Certification schemes) certified products under our Chain of Custody certificate BMT-PEFC-0610.

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