Elite Contract Furniture

Elite Contract Furniture is Scotland’s largest independent contract bed, headboard and soft furnishing manufacturer. Founded in Glasgow in 1954 with over 65 years of experience, Elite cater to a range of clients including hotels, councils and care homes. As well as providing quality service to their customers, Elite are passionate about providing quality products that are made to last in order to help tackle our throwaway culture. Find out about how they are embracing the circular economy below.

Embracing the circular economy

Elite Contract Furniture started their circular economy journey by carrying out an assessment with the Circular Glasgow team. Since carrying out the assessment, the team at Elite have worked together to implement the following initiatives:

  • Started sending back virgin scrap materials to their supplier to be recycled back into fillings
  • Launched a range of sustainable products on their website
  • Installed 2 energy efficient gas boilers on their premises
  • Improved their delivery schedule to ensure deliveries to the same area are being made in the one journey

As they continue to provide quality products to customers, Elite Contract Furniture are committed to ensuring their products to do not have built-in obsolescence.

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