Sustainable street furniture Sustainability is our conscious choice
Our sustainability commitment goes beyond eco-friendly furniture. We’re passionate about creating spaces that enrich the life of people, cities, towns and regions
– today and tomorrow. With a human-centred design approach, we work with clients and communities to create solutions that have a positive and lasting impact on people’s use and enjoyment of a space. This is backed by everyday actions and decisions to adopt cleaner, greener practices in our operations.
Sustainable design drives us: considering the full lifecycle of materials and products; maximising durability, adaptability and usefulness; and minimising maintenance, environmental impact and waste.
Download our full sustainability commitment Our Sustainability Commitment: a snapshot Partnerships
We choose like-minded suppliers and partner with clients to motivate sustainable choices at every opportunity.
Metalco’s manufacturing facilities include an incredible 7,500 roof-top solar panels. A wide range of products use aluminium sourced from McKechnie, the first aluminium extruder to achieve world-class CEMARS environmental certification. We consciously help clients choose durable, natural, and recyclable materials – and create spaces for community and environmental wellbeing. Materials
Wherever possible, we choose sustainable materials with limited negative impact on natural resources, people and environment.
We are ever increasing our use of sustainably sourced, recycled and recyclable materials, including FSC and PEFC accredited timber, aluminium, recycled concrete and wood-plastic composites. More and more of our suppliers are incorporating innovative materials like 100% recyclable Corten (with a rust-like appearance via eco-friendly oxidisation). Products & Features
We seek and provide smart products that save water and energy, reduce waste, and encourage urban greening including:
Modular, multi-purpose products with the flexibility to adapt, rather than replace. Beautifully designed products to support and accommodate shrubs, trees and plants. Power-saving community barbeques, water-savings drink fountains, and responsible waste management products like recycling litter bins. Processes & Operations
We strive to conserve energy, manage water use and minimise waste.
We re-use timber and cardboard packaging wherever possible and ensure effective waste management and separation. Choose products designed for a long lifespan – with smart disassembly for responsible end-of-life management. Source majority of products locally (with minimal transportation required) as well as hand-picked ranges from global leaders with proven environmental credentials.