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UltraFloor ‘creates a truly sustainable future’

LEVELS of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere are at an all-time high. While CO2 is...

Shaw Contract: Creating sustainable products with the environment in mind

WE have a vision to ensure each decision we make at Shaw Contract is knowledge-led...

World Environment Day: Balsan announces its new ‘Green Spirit’

SPEARHEADED by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and held annually since 1974, World Environment...

LTP: it’s a good time to protect

STONE and polished porcelain floors need to be resealed periodically and, if a floor requires...

Flooring that’s sustainable by nature

SUSTAINABILITY is an essential issue for many organisations, especially when planning refurbishments. Here I’ll look...

Mapei features at carbon-neutral Braywick Leisure Centre

A FULL Mapei system forms part of the new Braywick Leisure Centre – a £33m...

F Ball and Co ‘doubles down on recycling’

F BALL and Co says it’s redoubled its efforts to reduce the amount of plastic...

Restoration ensures sustainable future

THE historic Bath Abbey has undergone extensive repair and conservation work along with the addition...

Carpet Recycling UK reports stronger support from manufacturers

CARPET Recycling UK (CRUK) returned to the Buying Groups National Flooring Show (BGNFS) in May...

What is sustainable wood flooring?

What is sustainable wood flooring? SUSTAINABLE wood flooring shouldn’t impact the environment in any way,...

Reducing carbon footprint of vinyl flooring with Recofloor

Reducing carbon footprint of vinyl flooring with RecofloorBy CARLA ESLAVA FLOORING companies participating in the Recofloor...

Are you meeting your customers’ demands for an eco-friendly experience?

WE all hear the carbon-free pledges across every industry and market daily, but how has...

‘A sustainable alternative to BS 8203 compliant plywood’

‘A sustainable alternative to BS 8203 compliant plywood’ LION Floor is described as the high-grade...

Milliken tracks progress on sustainability initiatives in latest sustainability report  

Global manufacturer Milliken & Company has published its fourth annual sustainability report, a key reporting...

SWFC: Only sourcing from well-managed legal sustainable forests

AT The Solid Wood Flooring Company, we care considerably about sustainability. It’s in our DNA. ...

Palace Chemicals moves to recycled plastic

Palace Chemicals has worked with its’ packaging suppliers to convert more than 2m containers so...

Hi-vis stretch work trousers with Sorona sustainable performance fibres

WHETHER its dusk, dawn, or dark, Snickers Workwear says it has a superior range of...

CRUK conference: repurposing textile flooring in the circular economy

MOVES by the textile flooring sector to redefine itself along more environmentally conscious principles will...

New construction industry report by Patrick Parsons reveals poor building material supply chains are main barrier to achieving net zero

A NEW report, ‘Sustainable by design’, by engineering consultancy Patrick Parsons, based on research with...

SWFC: Sustainability is in our DNA

AT The Solid Wood Flooring Company, sustainability is in our DNA. We’re committed to helping...

Shaw Contract approves IOBAC MagTabs adhesive-free installation in EMEA

COMMERCIAL flooring manufacturer Shaw Contract has partnered with flooring technology experts IOBAC UK in highlighting...

F Ball and Co doubles down on recycling

F BALL and Co is redoubling its efforts to reduce the amount of plastic waste...

Mindset shift required on end-of-life products

By SAMANTHA DAWE. COMMUNICATION and collaboration are key in enabling the move to a circular...

Recofloor reaches major 6,000-tonne milestone

A WHOPPING 6,000 tonnes of waste vinyl flooring has been collected through Recofloor since the...

Stopping global climate change

PARKSIDE and Strata has been pivotal in establishing a policy that is set to drive...

Moving towards a circular economy in the construction sector

GROWING interest in environmental issues is putting pressure on the construction sector to move towards...

The benefits of choosing engineered wood flooring

AT The Solid Wood Flooring Company we’re always striving to develop our products. That’s why...

Milliken & Company announces carbon-neutral flooring portfolio

GLOBAL manufacturer Milliken & Company has announced a new milestone in its ongoing sustainability journey....

‘Cold weather working with Snickers Workwear’s sustainable climate control’

DRESSING right and staying comfortable when it’s cold and wet demands the best in climate...

Far infrared underfloor heating: an answer to the heating energy crisis?

Far infrared underfloor heating: an answer to the heating energy crisis?By IAN SPREADBOROUGH WITH global prices...

Tarkett and Ragn-Sells partner to fight climate change

Tarkett and Ragn-Sells partner to fight climate changeTARKETT and the Swedish environmental company Ragn-Sells have...

Recofloor smashes annual target

RECOFLOOR beat its 2021 500 tonnes target more than two months early. By the end...

Designer Contracts and supplier take top industry sustainability award

DESIGNER Contracts has scooped a top industry prize for sustainability in a prestigious industry partnership...

Instarmac sets out ambitious environmental goals in latest report

WITH Cop26 still dominating our news feeds, climate change and environmental policies are at the...

Quick-Step innovates with ‘revolutionary recycling technology’

IF you thought HDF, the core of Quick-Step laminate, wasn’t recyclable, think again: Quick-Step’s recycling...

InstaFloor | Staying ahead in flooring by championing sustainability

IF you want to stay ahead in today’s flooring industry you have to champion sustainability,...

Interfloor’s sustainable credentials recognised by Cop26

Interfloor, a Europe manufacturer of carpet underlay and flooring accessories supplied 286 rolls of its...

Bureau Veritas urges UK construction firms to accelerate efforts as it strives to decarbonise the built environment in race to net zero

BUREAU Veritas is urging the UK construction industry to accelerate its efforts when it comes...

Anglo Recycling underlays ‘are reducing its environmental impact’

ANGLO RECYCLING’s big recycling project for 2021 was to reduce changeover times on its recycling...

BAL and ARDEX UK achieve international greenhouse gas emissions reporting standard

BAL and ARDEX UK achieve international greenhouse gas emissions reporting standardBUILDING Adhesives (BAL) and ARDEX...

Antimicrobials redefine the future of cleaner, more sustainable flooring

JONATHAN Clapp, international senior technical manager at Microban International, discusses antimicrobial additives and their ability...

Shaw Contract | Is local the answer: from savings to circularity?

WITH the shortage of construction materials in the UK continuing to impact the industry into...

Adhesive-free flooring installation – its crucial role in circular interior design

TO date, more than 1,000 contractors, interior design, and architectural practices have signed up to...

A quick guide to sustainable hardwood flooring

IF there’s anything we’ve learnt since our humble beginnings, it’s that at The Solid Wood...

Sisal & Seagrass plant trees with the World Land Trust

NATURAL flooring and rug supplier Sisal & Seagrass has announced it’s become a Corporate Supporter...

Granorte ‘meeting demand for sustainability and style’

THE TRENDCollection from Granorte continues to push the boundaries in sustainable design, bringing four collections...

Archwood Group appoints Environmental Action Group to drive sustainability

Archwood Group appoints Environmental Action Group to drive sustainabilityARCHWOOD Group, the North Wales-based business behind...

Recofloor launches new website to support members and expand scheme use

RECOFLOOR, the vinyl flooring take-back scheme founded by flooring manufacturers Altro and Polyflor, has recently...

Biotecture holds Greening Construction webinar

BIOTECTURE, which deals with sustainable living wall systems, hosted a webinar via Zoom entitled; Greening...

Leading the way with sustainable practice

Leading the way with sustainable practice SNICKERS Workwear and EMMA Safety Footwear, which describe themselves...

Laying the foundations for a sustainable future

THE climate conversation has never been more intense. Extreme weather and regular natural disasters are...

Fantasy Flooring: Recofloor is a huge part of our business

NAMED 2021 Brand Ambassador in the annual Recofloor Awards, Fantasy Flooring says the Recofloor brand...

Altro ‘delivers style and sustainability’ for eco-holiday homes

ALTRO Ensemble modular flooring has been used throughout a new development of 21 modern, sustainable...
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It’s great to be recognised for recycling waste vinyl flooring

SOUTH Wales-based Commercial Flooring Contractors won the 2021 Project of the Year award in the...

Global ‘green revolution’ targets: How important is flooring’s role?

The importance of construction and building design materials in ‘managing down’ the environmental impact both...
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40 for 40 in partnership with World Land Trust

THE Commercial Business Unit of Topps Tiles Plc has announced the ‘40 for 40’ initiative,...
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‘We’re flying the flag for waste vinyl flooring recycling’

LEICESTER-BASED Kilworth Flooring & Furnishing Company says it’s ‘flying the flag’ for waste recycling after...
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The ‘perfect way to connect with nature’

THE TRENDCollection by Granorte makes cork accessible to more homes and NATURTrend is the perfect...
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The GREEN corner

What does Kick-Start Publishing, publishers of Contract Flooring Journal (CFJ) do to ensure it remains...

‘ARENA del Futuro’

‘ARENA del Futuro’ is described as the first worldwide collaborative innovation project for zero-emission mobility...

Junckers | Towards a net zero carbon future – every part counts

AS we move towards a net zero carbon future in the construction industry every part...

Karndean Designflooring has released its updated environmental product declarations

KARNDEAN Designflooring, which it describes itself as the UK market leader in luxury vinyl flooring...

LKAB Minerals is leading the way towards a more sustainable future

WHEN it comes to the environmental future of floor screeds, now more than ever it’s...

WOCA says ‘yes’ to ecological success despite rapid economic expansion

WOCA says ‘yes’ to ecological success despite rapid economic expansion. In fact, it’s precisely because...

modulyss is a pioneer adopter of ECONYL yarn

REPORTEDLY well-known for great looking, off-beat carpet tiles that deliver excellent value and performance, fewer...

Cavalier Carpets says it takes its environmental responsibilities very seriously

Cavalier Carpets says it takes its environmental responsibilities very seriously from its Lancashire business environment...

Granorte’s tradition cork floor tile collection

GRANORTE’s Tradition cork floor tile collection celebrates the unique aesthetic of nature’s renewable resource. If...

Snickers Workwear delivers ‘market-leading workwear solutions

COMBINING what it describes as hi-tech fabric technology with verifiable sustainability, Snickers Workwear delivers ‘market-leading...

‘Eco pouches’ for repair and floor finishing compounds

FULLY recyclable ‘eco pouches’ for its repair and floor finishing compounds are among new packaging...

KEF KIDS is a London-based charity

KEF KIDS is a London-based charity, founded in 2006, and dedicated to supporting more than...

Creating spaces with the climate in mind

Helping customers create spaces that actively support the environment is an important part of encouraging...

Striving towards a CO2 neutral future

AS the nation works towards a net zero future, Mark Bauer explains how contractors can...

Unilin’s laminate floors sits on high-density wood fiberboard

UNILIN says that at the core of its laminate floors sits a high-density wood fiberboard...

The green corner

Do you think the flooring industry has room for improvement on sustainability? If so, what...
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Recofloor awards Absolute Flooring SW for recycling efforts

Cornwall-based Absolute Flooring SW has been rewarded for its environmental efforts in diverting waste vinyl...