At Cut My we utilize all offcuts to heat our manufacturing facility, contributing to waste reduction. Moreover, we are actively engaged in an ongoing effort to minimize our packaging, further enhancing our commitment to a more sustainable future.
Partnering with Sustainable Brands
All of our acrylic is supplied by Perspex® and is 100% recyclable. Perspex® Acrylic stands as a testament to sustainability, being 100% recyclable. The waste generated can be easily reclaimed from the original raw material (monomer) and repurposed into a new sheet.
With a rich history of over 85 years in the UK, Perspex® continues its production on the same Lancashire site since the 1930s. This proximity to our UK customers significantly minimizes 'product miles,' reducing the environmental impact from the manufacturing plant to the end user.
Perspex® is dedicated to environmental responsibility, having made numerous investments to mitigate its impact. Notably, an annual waste reduction of 24 million litres and a yearly saving of almost 800 tonnes of carbon dioxide through a hot water recycling initiative underline their commitment.
Medite's ambition is to move towards carbon neutrality by 2030 and are committed to being a net zero manufacturing company by 2050. Curretnly everything they do is rooted in sustainable solutions. 95% of energy sourced by MEDITE SMARTPLY across direct operations is renewable and they have recently switched to 100% green electricity. All chemicals used in their manufacturing process are ethically sourced and they promote the preservation of natural resources, energy efficiency and sustainable forestry practices through FSC Certification.
MDF Furniture Boards and Decorative Panels
Finsa manufacture our MDF based furniture boards and decorative panels. As an internationally renowned brand committed to sustainability, FINSA takes great pride in offering a premium ethically conscious option that never compromises on quality. They use sustainably managed forests and recyclable materials to have the lowest possible impact on the environment. Finsa have committed to only using materials that originate from sustainable forests that have been officially certified by PEFC.
MFC Furniture Boards
For Egger, sustainability is more than just a word, their focus is on a closed material cycle from promoting sustainable forestry, using sawmill by-products to recyclin all their wood waste and converting all thier heat into green eletrictiy in their own biomass power plants. All EGGER plants are certified according to the standards of FSC and PEFC.
MFC Furniture Boards
Saviola's founder defines their company as "The Eco-Ethical Company". They processes more than 1.5 million tonnes every year with their production concept focussed on recovering, recycling and reviving any raw materials to prevent the need to cut down new trees and preserve our landscapes. All their wood is made from 100% recycled materials with the upmost care being taken to ensure that the quality matches those that are made from newly felled trees, with the added benefit of saving habitats and environments.
Steel is the most recyclable material on the planet. Our steel suppliers, Klöckner & Co are determined to limit global warming, in 2020 they signed up to the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) “Business Ambition for 1.5°”, the world’s most ambitious and high profile framework for emission reduction. Since 2022 the entire Klöckner & Co group has been carbon neutral and they have committed to reduce their greenhouse emissions and achieve 'net zero' by 2040. Klöckner & Co's commitment to sustainability doesn't stop there, they have a lengthy Sustainability Statement outlining how they plan to complete their sustainability mission of transforming the industry by playing an active role in building a sustainable future for our employees, customers, community and future generations.
Sherwin-Williams provide our lacquer which is spray painted on to our wood veneer products and plywood. They've been around for over 150 years and are leading the way in eco products with their plant based lacquer. The company also have aspirational goals to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, energy intensity, hazardous waste generation, and water usage by 2025. This includes efforts across their manufacturing operations and supply chain. The also want to increase their use of renewable energy with onsite solar installations at some facilities. Their current reduction, recycling and reuse programs have them on track for their zero waste to landfill target by 2025
The wax we use for our rustic shelves is made by Briwax and is a blend of natural Beeswax and Carnauba waxes. Briwax is a brand from Rustins Ltd who ensure many of their products are water-based rather than solvent-based, reducing environmental impact. Several products are also non-flammable and non-toxic. They utilize recycled materials whenever possible in manufacturing, including using recycled paint tins and plastic containers. They have worked on formulas to reduce or eliminate certain chemicals of concern, such as formaldehyde, lead, and chromates. They are also dedicated to using renewable energy and have installed solar panels to generate renewable energy for their facilities.