We are very conscious of the increased risk to the environment and planet, and have made many changes to the business to ensure we are operating in the best way to reduce the impact on the environment by using recyclable materials where possible, reducing waste and using energy efficient / fossil free energy sources.
Preciosa products that carry the Lead-Free Brilliance symbol contain less than 0.009% lead (< 90 ppm) and are made according to the highest environmental and sustainable manufacturing practices. These premium products meet the most stringent industry standards and international safety certifications.
Over the past decade, many of Preciosa’s key facilities have been refurbished with cleaner technology and outfitted with environmentally sensitive solutions. Investment into alternative fuels and new non-gas burners has reduced Preciosa Components’ emission of nitrogen-oxide by nearly 50% during the past three years alone. Highlights include:
Advanced Crystal Lead Free formula, containing less than 0.009% lead,has changed the DNA of crystal while still offering the same sparkle and brilliance as the world's leading brand. In addition, Serinity Pearls offer an alternative to fresh water pearls that are suitable for vegans.
Manufacturing facilities in Austria make use of renewable energy including hydropower and solar power. Annual usage of renewable energy and their sources is included in the Sustainability Report. Highlights include: