Portfolio Home, has moved to eco-friendly packaging across the range in a step to reduce its environmental impact.
The eco-friendly move will see bed linen packaging move from virgin Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) to Low-density Polyethylene 4 (LDPE 4) which is reusable and more widely recyclable with local authorities.
Amid growing concerns over the home textile industry’s’ packaging and its effect on the environment, Portfolio Home reports it will reduce it’s carbon footprint in line with the Governments 2025 agenda for plastic reduction . Managing Director Paul Callan said: “In recent years, we have become more aware of the impact of packaging that home textiles is having on the environment and to address this, we have been working hard to make sure that our suppliers, packaging and processes do not exacerbate the climate problems that already face us.”
Like many suppliers within the industry, thousands of units per month are sent to customers around the country and by sourcing and applying eco-friendly packaging, Portfolio Home aims to make a positive difference to the reduction of single-use plastic. “At Portfolio Home, we are passionate about reducing our waste and continue to strive to reduce plastics across our business, so we’re pleased to have been able to take a step forward and find a greener solution to our packaging which benefits us, our customers and the environment.”
Portfolio Home reports a further innovation within the business has been the development of the Prestige Collection packaging which combines luxurious bed linen with sustainable fabrics and packaging. “This unique luxury collection is enhanced by its presentation is a crisp, clean and widely recyclable cardboard giftbox.” Paul added: “Our greener improvements across our packaging helps cement our commitment to playing our role in creating a sustainable future.”
“With many consumers now more ethically conscious in their purchases, we would actively encourage any retail buyer to select home textile products that are also backed by a company commitment to becoming greener with sustainable packaging” concluded Paul.