Paulus & Brown Ltd
Paulus and Brown are
a dedicated team of British craftsmen, specialising in high end upholstered furniture from design-led sumptuous Upholstery, beautifully crafted from within its own factory in Long Eaton.
In addition, they are proud to unveil its sister operation, ELK Home, a brand which creates a stock supported range of environmenally friendly and sustainable upholstery at a competitive price point from its European partner of 17 years. Using FSC timbers, through the sustainable production, a range or recycled and sustainable fabrics and products created from the waste, it is your complete Eco furniture solution. Supporting a greener future.
Sustainability Role in overall company's strategic plansAs a company, we already endeavour to keep a green footprint. We are aiming to develop all of our product range into a sustainable and recyclable version.Sustainability initiativesWithin our production process, we aim to separate our waste and by products and recycle where possible. We also aim to maintain a low carbon footprint.Pledges for the yearWe aim to provide an eco friendly version of our all our products, by replacing materials inside our pieces with sustainable and recyclable alternatives.Sustainable ProductsCamdenAT THE FAIRNEW TO THE FAIRSocial equity at your companyAll of our staff are treated as equals and as part of the family and everyone is paid over the national living wage.Certified sustainable products by third partyPackagingOur packaging is made with recycled contentWe currently recycle our cardboard packaging directly with our box manufacturer. We are also looking into replacing other packaging elements with more sustainable alternatives.MaterialsWe have products made from recycled materialsOur products are made from upcycled materialsWe have created products that provide an alternative to single use plasticWe have products made from sustainability sourced raw materialsWith the new products ranges we are creating, we work with sustainably sourced timbers, recyclable materials or natural products which are sustainable at source plus recyclable.Ethical ConsiderationsFair wages are paid to the people who make our productsOur products are made by people employed in good working conditionsWe challenge our suppliers to report any ethical issues they identifyWithin the workplace where our products are made there is commitment to Non-Discrimination Gender Equality and Freedom of AssociationAll of our staff are paid above the national minimum wage, are treated equally and provided full facilities with regular breaks to maintain a good and fair working environment in which we would also choose to work.Enviromental ImpactOur products are created to help consumers try and reduce their carbon footprintWe have a sustainability policyWe consider the environmental impact when creating our productsSome of the processes we use to manufacture products are energy efficientSome of the processes we use to manufacture products are water efficientWe endeavour to source much of our product from local sources. With the new ranges, we are also looking to components which can be replaced with natural, sustainable or recyclable alternatives. As our factory is traditionally ran, we produce our pieces by hand with limited or no machine processes where possible.