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Sustainability

27/01/2020
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Sustainable Contract Furniture has Arrived

We’re familiar with the scary statistics on global warming, endangered species and have heard or seen people such as David Attenborough and Greta Thunberg raising awareness. The UK alone produces over 100 million tonnes of waste annually and this is increasing by around three per cent each year. The food industry accounts for almost 3.5 million tonnes of waste – scary. Hospitality is a major cause for concern on the food waste front with the industry responsible for over 500,000 tonnes (nearly a billion plates) every single year; hotels produce... Read More

SRA Logo 14/01/2020
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Partners of the Sustainable Restaurant Association

The SRA (Sustainable Restaurant Association) is a community of food-service businesses, suppliers and discerning diners working together to create a sustainable food-service industry for people and planet. Hill Cross Furniture are proud to partner with this amazing organisation and are listed as the only sustainable contract furniture supplier in the trusted suppliers list.

18/11/2019

Local homelessness charity partners with local furniture company – Hill Cross Furniture

Since 2018, local homelessness charity Emmaus North East has been the recipient of furniture donations from Hill Cross Furniture, helping to keep their workshop well stocked. Emmaus North East supports 13 formerly homeless people by giving them a home, meaningful work in a social enterprise and an opportunity to regain lost self-esteem to help rebuild their lives. Hill Cross Furniture, a family-run business based on a working farm in North Yorkshire were founded to fulfil the growing demand of supplying high quality, made to measure furniture to the hospitality, healthcare... Read More