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Major furniture retailer, Ikea, has begun construction on its new sustainable store in Greenwich, as part of the company’s commitment to becoming a “truly circular retailer”.

The new store will host a range of modern sustainability technologies, including PV panels, rainwater harvesting, renewable construction materials and greywater treatment. The store will also operate according to a 50% reduction in water consumption. Additionally, cycle spaces will be provided as well as free of charge EV charging stations.

As for the consumer products to be sold at this location, they including a number of options to assist customers in the transition to more sustainable living, including a furniture take-back scheme. A space will also be reserved to encourage consumers to reuse and recycle their own products.

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View the latest ethical index rankings for furniture brands by visiting the furniture section of The Good Shopping Guide.

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