Bye Bye Bed & Reborn The Sustainable Manufacturer: Leading the Worlds £26 billion Mattress Industry into the world of Circular Economy
The global mattress industry is worth over £26 billion. There are 8 billion people globally. Each and every one of these mattresses has to be disposed of at End-of-Life (EoL). The UK alone dispose of 6.4 million mattresses each year and less than 25% are recycled. That’s just under 5 million mattresses each year still going into UK landfill sites with each mattress taking up over .57m3 of unnecessary space. Proof that our Worlds First, Sustainable, Closed Loop, Circular Economy Solution for this problematic and bulky waste stream can be backed up with our 892% Growth in just 3 years.
Genuine Solutions: Saving Planet Earth by reloving used technology
Our mission is to reduce the impact that redundant mobile technology is having on planet earth by pioneering ethical and sustainable solutions in how devices and associated accessories are recovered and reused.
As a purpose led business, we want to revolutionise technology recycling to reverse the e-waste problem for good and create recovery solutions that benefits both planet and people. Our goal is 100% reuse and zero landfill. We have stopped more than 9,000 tonnes of electronic waste from ending up in landfill by repurposing and recycling more than 2.2 million mobile phones and 25 million accessories since 2005.
Recorra: Designing innovative and circular recycling schemes
At Recorra, sustainability is not just a buzzword; it is at the core of everything we do. Our journey began in 1988, recycling paper in the City. Since then, we have grown to become a leading commercial waste management company. Committed to innovation, and finding ways to reduce the amount of materials that are treated as general waste. We enable our customers to recycle over 35 waste streams and are continually expanding this number. Our expert development team, work to ensure we are closing the loop and creating a sustainable future.
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Stone Group: Circular IT that protects the planet
Stone supplies 360-degree IT solutions to the education, public, private and third sectors, and we’ve helped thousands of organisations be more sustainable.
We’ve been a Valpak zero-landfill business for ten years, our HQ uses 100% renewable electricity and we’re the only UK IT provider with our own WEEE-accredited recycling facility. The award-winning Stone 360 app has helped us recycle more than 1.2 million units of unwanted IT while planting 6,500 trees and we’ve been recognised by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation Community.
We’ve maintained profitability while increasing turnover and headcount, and we’ll keep expanding without compromising our environmental or social commitments.