The integrity of our social responsibility and the intent of our corporate responsibility drives our vision for creating sustainable learning and work environments.
At BFX we are dedicated to ensuring our products are environmentally friendly, sustainable and we play our part in reducing the amount GHD emissions released into the environment.
We are committed to pursuing the highest standard of environmental sustainability in our products. Our goal is to conserve the environment for present and future generations.
Our commitment to our environmental values is promoted and reinforced by senior management through the implementation of environmental management programs.
The economical reduction of waste and emissions are implemented in our manufacturing process as well as the selection of raw materials.
The continual improvement of our processes is maintained through the regular assessment of our environmental impact as well as the implementation of appropriate technology and environmental management practices.
BFX Furniture comply with all statutory environmental legislation at the Local, State and Commonwealth levels.
We are dedicated to providing ongoing communication and education to our employees regarding their own environmental impact.
We recognise that as designers and manufacturers, we have a responsibility to present sustainable products and spaces to the end-user.
Consequently, we are one of Australia’s leading innovators and designers in Education furniture and learning spaces and renowned for our intelligent and creative furniture.
1.1 All environmental claims including statements, symbols and graphics made by BFX Furniture regarding our product are in accordance with ISO 14021
1.2 BFX products are designed and manufactured in facilities certified or meeting ISO 14001 environmental management systems.
1.3 BFX Furniture’s quality and environmental management system is independently certified to standards AS/NZS ISO 14001 and ISO 9001.
1.4 All Environmental Legislation is recorded on the Legal Register (BFX.003) where each applicable Act and Regulation are listed and non-conformance recorded together with corrective action.
2. Product Stewardship
2.1 BFX is committed to enforcing a sustainable product stewardship program, under which all products manufactured by BFX can be returned through the selected distributor for recycling at the end of the products life-cycle.
2.2 The returned products will undergo assessment to determine the appropriate course of action in terms of ensuring the products continued sustainability through re-use, recycling or re-purposing applicable components and parts in order to minimise our environmental impact.
3. Replacement Parts
3.1 BFX Furniture are commit to a providing a long-term customer experience with our product. We supply a seven-year warranty on almost all of our products. In addition, we guarantee that BFX Furniture will stock replacement parts that are subject to wear and tear for a period of five year. (subject to Warranty terms and conditions)
4. Supplying Furniture Constructed from E0 Board
4.1 Where possible our products are constructed from E0 Board. Laminex E0 is medium density fibreboard (MDF) that emits a level of formaldehyde well below the workplace exposure limit set by the National Occupational Health and Safety Commission.
4.2 Formaldehyde is a colourless strong smelling, naturally occurring gas which at high concentration, can cause eye, nose and skin irritation. Some people are very sensitive to formaldehyde while others are for the most part, unaffected. Products that meet the E0 formaldehyde standard set by The EWPAA (Engineers Wood Products Association of Australasia) have less than 0.04 formaldehyde parts per million (ppm).
4.3 Laminex E0 is a commercially viable & environmentally friendly product. Our E0 range is manufactured in Gympie on the Sunshine Coast, Queensland. BFX is committed to ensuring the indoor air quality of classrooms and workplaces remains clean and safe.
Board Manufactured To Comply With Very Low Formaldehyde Emission Level E0
No Volatile Emissions
Keeping Australian Classrooms & Workplaces Healthy TESTED & CERTIFIED BY CETEC