SPL have been working closely with Scottish Government Procurement to review Climate Change commitments and aspirations, and how these are affected by what is being purchased, how much is being purchased, and how purchases are made.
Read more about the initiatives to change behaviours on the Scottish Government Blog.
Approximately 10 million tonnes of furniture is discarded annually across the EU (Eunomia, 2017).
SPL encounters many cases of furniture category procurement, initially not considering refurbishment, repair and/or re-manufacture.
See Warp-IT for case studies of how clients have benefited from considerations in procurement, and category lists of available items - re-think the procurement model!