5th December 2018
Reducing waste and sustainably sourcing materials is important to us. Here at Frametastic we have a number of things in place to reduce our carbon footprint and waste as well as choosing responsible suppliers who are FSC certified.
With a large number of products leaving us on a daily basis we are conscious of where we source our materials from. All of our moulding and stretcher bars for the canvas frames are Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified along with our paper stock. FSC’s slogan is ‘Forests For All Forever’ and they focus on:
Protecting and maintaining natural communities and high conservation value forests. Respecting the rights of workers, communities and indigenous peoples. Building markets, adding best value, and creating equitable access to benefits. We use a range of fixed frames (20mm Canvas) and stretcher bar frames (38mm Canvas). Our fixed frames are cut and assembled here at the studio making most efficient use of the 3m lengths of moulding. Our stretcher bars are bi-products of European window manufacturing which means that they are a recycled material to begin with whilst maintaining the highest quality available.
Our order processing tiles up images onto the different materials we use at the studio to minimise waste from the beginning. We use large lengths of moulding so that when we produce our frames we use as much of the wood as possible when cutting the bars. Our packaging process ensures that products get to you safely as well as boxing multiple products in single packages for efficiency.
We have recycling facilities who collect waste from us on a regular basis. This is split into cardboard, paper and mixed recycling and ensures that a vast majority of our production bi-products are repurposed and are not sent to landfill. We even recycle the pallets that deliveries arrive on as well as the offcuts of wood moulding!
Packaging Materials You probably noticed all our items come to you packed in a green bubble wrap, well this is 100% recycled and sourced from one of our main suppliers so we know it protects both your product and the environment by sustainable use of old waste. \we will continue to add as much recycled materials in our packaging as possible and off course we will continue to recycle all our waste generated here at Frametastic in a bid to be as environmentally friendly as possible.