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Carbon-friendly sofas from Wawa

25 October 2007 by
Carbon-friendly sofas from Wawa

The use of frames made from sustainable European hardwoods and fabrics such as 100% natural wool tweed made on the Isle of Bute is not the only green claim to fame made by Wawa, the London firm that hand-makes a range of 22 sofas, chaise-longues, settees and armchairs designed by sculptor and film industry worker Richard Ward.

The business logistics are designed to reduce the company's carbon footprint, with workshops within 30 minutes of 61% of customers and deliveries made in evenings and weekends to reduce congestion and pollution. Where longer distances are involved, Wawa uses a company that recycles cooking oil to drive its fleet of lorries.

Last but not least, Wawa reuses its protective covers to reduce packaging waste.

To buy it, call 020 7729 6768Wawa

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