Sustainable Products At B&Q - Key Milestones

At B&Q we're taking steps to ensure our products are sustainable and meet the highest standards possible.


Stopped selling patio heaters, non-native invasive plants, 100% bagged peat growing media and PVC shower curtains.


Achieved 100% responsible sourcing of timber in products.


Stopped selling pesticides containing any of the following neonicitinoids: clothianidin, thiamethoxam and imidacloprid.


Stopped selling hosepipes containing DEHP, a phthalate. Expanded polystyrene packaging removed from pack bedding plants. Required suppliers of natural stone products to join the TFT Responsible Stone Group.


Required all Christmas trees to be grown employing Global G.A.P. standards.


Stopped selling sulphuric acid based drain unblocking chemicals and removed all peat from strip vegetable plant packs.


Required all horticultural suppliers to B&Q to stop using any neonicitinoid pesticides in the growing of flowering plants for sale at B&Q.