By John Brennan, 17/11/2018
Ethically sourced Indian sandstone.
We use a lot of Indian sandstone in our gardens, it's a natural stone that's hard wearing, with an attractive finish and is reasonably priced. However our low cost stone can come at a price to the workers in the Indian quarries, where regulation is erratic, with many illegal quarries and where child labour, and corruption are rife.
But there are suppliers of Indian sandstone who are members of the Ethical Trading Initiative who make sure that stone is