24 Feb '14, 12am

Green factory for eco coffin manufacturers

Ecoffins say that all their biodegradable and low embodied carbon products, which provide an alternative to the use of timber for caskets, are made to high environmental standards and anything that is produced outside the EU is made in certified Fair Trade companies. Their factory in people's Republic of China is the first UK Company to gain Fair Trade Status in the PeoplesÂ’ Republic, beating Oxfam Hong Kong by a short margin. William Wainman, managing partner said, "Today's official opening of our office and warehouse at Lion Farm is an important milestone for our company. The aim was to create a sustainable building which our team and customers could enjoy with minimum harm to the environment. The architect and builders have clearly demonstrated what can be done to bring sustainability into the design of commercial premises." The carbon neutral building was designed by W...

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