Brother’s manufacturing facility in UK receives “Sustainable Products and Services Award”

In June 2015, Brother Industries (U.K.) Ltd. (BIUK) won the Sustainable Products and Services Award, which is one of the Wales Responsible Businesses Awards 2015*2 organized by Business in the Community*1.

Supported by the South Wales Chamber of Commerce, this award is presented to companies that continuously offer sustainable products and services.

By practicing the three Rs (reduce, reuse and recycle), BIUK achieved the following results:
• Reduced the environmental impact of the toner manufacturing process by 14%
• Recovered 96% of toner parts
• Saved over £3.5 million as a direct result of reusing parts

BIUK won the award for driving circular economy principles for business growth.

*1: Business in the Community is a charitable organization in the U.K. which works with companies to promote their CSR activities.
*2: Wales Responsible Businesses Awards 2015 is the generic name of eight awards created to facilitate the growth of the local economy.

Winning the Sustainable Products and Services Award

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