During Please development process we considered environmental impacts of our decisions at every stage of the product's lifecycle.
Life Cycle Assessment
The Please is manufactured in Sarrebourg, France, by Steelcase. Thanks to the Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) method, Steelcase can quantify the product's environmental impacts to set the stage for further improvements. This method, based on ISO 14044, is selected by the European Union for environmental evaluation. It allows us to measure the environmental impact of our products throughout their lifecycle.
Please Life Cycle
32% recycled content by weight. 30% recycled materials in packaging. Water-based inks without solvent on paper and packaging. Number of components reduced by - 30% compared to the previous version.
ISO 14001 certification of the Sarrebourg site (France). No gluing processes. Powder-coat painting is VOCfree and free of heavy metals.
Manufactured close to customers, in Europe. Lightweight (-17% compared to previous version) and small-volume Ecosmart packaging help save fuel and reduce CO2 emissions.
To maximise Please's working life, back cushions, arms, and
headrest can be added or replaced. No toxic substances released by
our eco-labeled textiles.
End of life
Up to 99% recyclable by weight. 100% recyclable cardboard and LDPE film for packaging. Quick and easy disassembly Plastic parts clearly labelled for easy sorting and effective recycling.
Please Environmental Certifications
With Please we can provide an Environmental Product Declaration (EPD), an environmental declaration according to the objectives of ISO 14025, based on Life Cycle Assessment (ISO 14044). The purpose of an EPD is to communicate clear and transparent information about a product's impacts on the environment at all stages of its life cycle.
Please complies with the French environmental certification "NF Environnement" (ISO 14024).
The polyester fabric is labelled with the "Oeko-Tex 100 Standard".
The pure wool fabric is labelled with the "European Flower".
Please is certified with the Indoor Advantage™ Gold certification, a high level certificate for indoor air quality.
With its traditional and robust design, Northside offers a welcoming shape that offers a comfortable and larger seat depth, enabling users to attend longer work period. With attractive details like the upholstery finishing and textured back, Northside offers a visual harmony that is complemented by all the support and comfort you need.
As a visitor chair, Northside gives a distinguished touch to a manager desk. The combination of high-quality fabric with stitching on the seat and backrest gives an elegant and comfortable, welcoming environment - the perfect setting for formal meetings
Northside is ideal for energetic team meetings where people need to quickly reconfigure the space if needed.
The last thing you want is for people to feel uncomfortable during long meetings and training sessions. Northside is an excellent seating solution for such situations as well as for presentations, video conferencing and everyday group collaboration
Northside is stackable with or without armrest that helps simplifying room configuration