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Turning Swift Direct Blinds Green

Swift Direct Blinds are committed to doing what they can to protect the environment today and for future generations.

As a UK manufacturing company, we employ local people and wherever possible and practical, source our materials from local suppliers, minimising transport and our carbon footprint.

Swift Direct Blinds as a manufacturer follows the model of 3 R’s –  Reduce, Reuse and Recycle.

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Reduce

We work hard to reduce wastage both in our day to day work and in our manufacturing and packaging processes. As you would expect paper and printing has been reduced dramatically in recent years and our goal is to be paperless wherever possible. To keep our costs and therefore our competitive edge, we strive to reduce the wastage of materials in our blind manufacture. Packaging has been refined to ensure we protect our goods sufficiently well whilst not using unnecessary extra resources for simply aesthetic benefit. In simple terms. the more we reduce the less we have to recycle and reuse!

Our range of solar, energy saving and blackout blinds help to control the heat and light resulting in lower summer and winter energy usage and costs. Thermal lined Roman blinds and curtains are also great for insulation.
Transport is reduced by sourcing locally wherever practical, the vast majority of the blinds we supply are made by ourselves in our own factories and workrooms whilst most others are made to measure within the UK.

Reuse

In-house we shred and re-use our waste cardboard for packing goods securely, rather than using new materials such as bubble wrap. Undamaged boxes used to supply us with goods, are reused wherever possible to send out goods.

Recycle

All cardboard used in our packaging is recyclable and in many cases, is also produced from recycled materials. Our packaging is marked appropriately to stimulate recycling. We advise to recycle or upcycle our products when they are no longer needed.

Waste aluminium from our in-house venetian, roller and vertical blind manufacturing is recycled helping to preserve this valuable natural resource.

Any recyclable general waste is collected and recycled throughout the business.

What our customers say
five stars
19 hours ago
Stockholm Duck Egg
Brilliant!
Colin Milton
five stars
20 hours ago
Stockholm Snow White
Beautiful love the blinds
Kathleen Swindells
four stars
20 hours ago
Genesis Blackout Dark Grey
Great blinds! The don't keep out 100% of the light, however they keep way more than the blinds I...
Anonymous
five stars
20 hours ago
Turin 25mm Almond
Brilliant product
steven vogan
five stars
20 hours ago
Lucca Blackout Cream
Nice product and black out.
Disappointed customer
five stars
20 hours ago
Deco Taped Grained Ice White
Cheaper than other providers the exact same product, easy to install. great package, great...
Karvan
five stars
23 hours ago
Splash Grey Whisper
Nice Blinds easy to fit and operate very good service prompt delivery from SWIFT BLINDS would...
David Wall
five stars
23 hours ago
Splash Grey Whisper
Nice blinds and easy to fit very prompt delivery,Very good service would HIGHLY recommend
David Wall
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