Minimising the impact that manufacturing has on our environment is a priority at Ulster and a huge part of this is reducing our Carbon footprint. Such is our dedication, that Ulster Carpets were the first textile company to receive the Carbon Trust standard, marking our commitment to reducing carbon emissions year on year. Investments in new package dyeing systems and innovative winding technology along with the changeover of all looms to PSYLO™ has greatly increased energy efficiency and reduced waste.
It is not just within manufacturing that we have strived to reduce our impact on the environment. New automatic, energy saving lighting systems and a company wide effort to switch off devices and manage your workspace responsibly has contributed to a 52% reduction in carbon emissions since 2001. We have a KPI that all employees receive environmental awareness training every year and constantly review our manufacturing and working practices in an effort to achieve our end goal of being completely carbon neutral.