ZDF: “Cheap granite from the Do-it-yourself Market”

Report on imported natural stones at Frontal 21

“China exports more than one million tons of granite stones annually to Germany. These are sold very favorably among other things in Do-It-Yourself Markets, for example as paving stones, wall cladding or kitchen plates. However, hardly a buyer knows that the granite stones are often produced under conditions that are harmful to the health, sometimes even life-threatening. This is attributable to inspection reports and pictures from Chinese quarries and processing companies, which were presented to Frontal 21 and are now being published for the first time. In Germany, however, only one of the six major DIY stores, toom, is active against such violations of the international workplace safety requirements. […]” (Extract from the ZDF announcement of the TV Broadcasting)

Will be broadcast on Tuesday, 14th March 2017 at 9pm

Please refer: Cheap granite from the Do-it-yourself Market

2020-06-04T12:18:53+02:00March 14th, 2017|

Fair-produced natural stones –
now also for the first time in DIY stores

XertifiX and toom pull together

As a first DIY store chain in Germany, toom Baumarkt has certified natural stones from XertifiX. We are delighted that consumers will be able to buy certified natural stones in DIY stores all over Germany. If you want to pave the garage entrance, the terrace or garden paths with a natural conscience, now he / she has the choice!

2020-06-04T12:20:22+02:00March 14th, 2017|

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