At System Six Kitchens, striving to be a more environmentally friendly is core to who we are and what we believe as a company.
Because we manufacture our own kitchens, we have complete control over how our waste is disposed. This enables us to continuously optimise and improve our recycling methods, which significantly lowers our carbon footprint. Here are five methods that are implemented to make sure that we are a more sustainable and environmentally friendly company.
1. We are now able to generate electricity using contemporary methods such as the use of Solar Panels. This energy is used to help power our offices, our showroom and even our factory. 2. Our kitchen cabinets use FSC (The Forestry Stewardship Council) certified wood. This ensures that the wood used in the production of your sustainable kitchen cabinet is responsibly sourced and managed from FSC certified forests. 3. As well as using responsibly sourced wood and making use of solar energy, the System Six team work more efficiently to achieve carbon neutrality with the use of a wood waste heating system. Instead of transporting wood waste to another location for recycling, we cut down on CO2 emissions by turning wood waste into energy, which is used to heat our offices, showroom and factory, keeping the team warm throughout the year. 4. We make sure to recycle all our polythene and cardboard waste which is collected and disposed of correctly by Devon Contract Waste. We also compact and distribute our left-over polystyrene to local businesses who repurpose it for their needs. Additionally, left-over pallets are offered to the local community. 5. Finally, at System Six Kitchens, we work constantly to check that all our scrap metal is recycled correctly at the local Sims metal management. This ensures that all types of metals are processed and recycled properly. By keeping our scrap metal recycling local, we significantly minimise the CO2 emissions created by larger and longer transportation methods. We are actively working towards a carbon neutral future and recognise our responsibility in searching for and implementing more optimal methods that will help us to achieve this goal. For more information about our sustainable range of kitchens or some fresh ideas on kitchen designs, please click here.