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Environmental Policy


Johnson Tiles and the Environment


Johnson Tiles has been at the forefront of sustainable manufacture for over twenty years. All ceramic tiles manufactured by Johnson at the Stoke on-Trent  factory now contain up to 20% recycled material ceramic material, with no impact on performance or quality ensuring tiles can be specified for any

eco-project or sustainable development.

The Company has an integrated approach with pioneering green initiatives  encompassing water, lighting, heating, pallets and packaging. Johnson suppliers are expected to adhere to the company's Environmental Policy  and must demonstrate their own sound environmental  practices.


Johnson Tiles became the first ceramics company within the white wares sector to gain ISO 14001 standard in 1998, which has since been successfully upgraded to the latest requirements of ISO 14001: 015.


  • Each year since 1996 Johnson has prevented over 20,000 tonnes of ceramic waste material from being sent to landfill. Its pioneering on-site recycling scheme was recognized by the 1997 Queens Award for Environmental Achievement. 


  • Saved 10000 trees through the reuse and reconditioning scene for pallets .


  • Invested in a new rainwater harvesting system which saves around 8000 cubic meters of mains water annually.


  • Reused 43,000 cubic meters of waste process water (around 1/3rd of water used in the factory)


  • Saved 690,000kWh through the use of lighting initiatives (occupancy and low energy lighting )



Click the link for further information … Our Environment



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