Terry Griffin Furniture Restoration is Committed to Promoting Sustainability

and endeavours to source all supplies, machinery and labour ethically and responsibly.


  • To comply with, and exceed where possible, all applicable legislation, regulations and codes of practice.
  • To integrate sustainability considerations into all our business decisions.
  • To ensure that all staff are fully aware of our Sustainability Policy and are committed to implementing and improving it.
  • To minimize the impact on sustainability of all office and transportation/delivery activities.
  • To review and continually strive to improve our sustainability performance. Practical Steps In order to Put These Principles into Practice

Travel and Meetings

  • Walk, cycle and/or use public transport to attend meetings, apart from in circumstances where the alternatives are impractical and/or cost prohibitive.
  • Avoid physically travelling to meetings etc where alternatives are available and practical, and efficient timing of meetings to avoid multiple trips.
  • Reduce the need for our staff to travel by supporting alternative working arrangements, including home working etc.
  • Reduce the need for multiple deliveries, manage logistics in a responsible way.
  • Use only logistics partners who are commited to a sustainable practice.

Purchase of Equipment/Consumption of Resources/Work Practices

  • Minimize our use of paper and other office consumables, for example by double-siding all paper used, and identifying opportunities to reduce waste.
  • As far as possible arrange for the reuse or recycling of office waste, including paper, computer supplies and redundant equipment.
  • Reduce the energy consumption of office equipment by purchasing energy efficient equipment and good housekeeping.
  • Seek to purchase electricity from a supplier committed to renewable energy. Seek to maximize the proportion from renewable energy sources, whilst also supporting investment in new renewable energy schemes.
  • Ensure that timber furniture, and any other timber products, are recycled or from well-managed, sustainable sources and are Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified.
  • Purchase fair-trade and/or organic beverages.
  • Ensure all waste is managed and recycled.
  • Undertake voluntary work with the local community to seek to offset carbon emissions from our activities.