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Promote your brand without compromising your green credentials with our Harrison Eco™ range

15th Nov 2021
By sarah-jane grainger |
Eco-friendly | Housebuilder Industry |

Outdoor branding is often seen as an effective tool for contractors and clients alike. It’s also widely known that branding can be relatively inexpensive, hence its popularity. Heras fence panels and scrim, hoarding boards and flags are all cost-effective solutions.

Harrison Flagpoles are seeing a growing number of businesses request greener, eco friendly solutions when it comes to branding their sites and the pressure continues to grow on contractors to evidence their green credentials and the steps they are taking to mitigate their environmental impact. Indeed, to even be considered during the tender process, sustainability stretches well beyond office recycling and paperless systems. Contractors are being scrutinised over their purchasing choices and supplier relationships with sustainable suppliers.

There’s also an element of a genuine desire for construction companies to do their part in reducing their carbon footprint. There is a real shift from box-ticking or ‘virtue signalling’ to a more authentic need to do what’s right by our planet.

Sustainability is a topic of growing importance and it was recently announced that leading contractors in the construction industry have pledged to tackle climate change. Almost 1,000 firms signed formal declarations which will result in ‘greener’ working practices. The commitments in this declaration are outlined in his article published by Construction News.

trio of Taylor Wimpey flags on Harrison Flagpoles housebuilder poles at a housing developmentThe housebuilding industry

The housebuilding industry has also committed to reducing carbon emissions in their processes by 70-80% by 2025. The government set the Future Homes Standard to reduce or eliminate the need for fossil fuels and future proof housing with high levels of energy efficiency. The Future Homes Task Force is a sector-wide plan involving key organisations and influencers within the industry, including Barratt Developments and Homes England, that are committing to delivering a clear set of proposals around sustainability. Read the summary plan here.

As a manufacturer with strong green values, we’re keen to work with like minded housebuilders and construction experts. We have a growing range of eco-friendly products and services – Harrison Eco™ – including flags and feather flags and already work with a number of housebuilders supplying Harrison Eco™ flag in replacement of standard polyester flags. This amazing material is made from recycled industrial waste that would otherwise end up in landfill.

Contact us on 01325 355433 or email sales@weareharrisons.com for more about our environmentally friendly range of products and services. Our team are always  happy to help.

Sources: https://www.constructionnews.co.uk/sustainability/major-contractors-make-climate-emergency-pledge-30-06-2020/

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