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  • Recofloor flooring recycling champions celebrated

    Recofloor, the UK’s vinyl flooring take-back scheme, celebrated success and its vinyl flooring recycling champions at its second annual awards and seminar event in April at The Building Research Establishment Innovation Park (BRE), Watford.   Flooring companies, contractors and distributors collected trophies and certificates ...

  • Recofloor announces carbon savings by recycling vinyl flooring

    Recycling waste vinyl flooring through the Recofloor scheme has produced well over one million kilogrammes of carbon savings – equivalent to driving 120 times around the equator or taking 248 cars off the road for a year. Since its 2009 inception, the UK’s national vinyl flooring recycling scheme has collected 1,259 tonnes of smooth offcuts, smooth uplifted vinyl and safety offcuts ...

  • Recofloor – share the vinyl flooring recycling love this August

    Throughout August, Recofloor’s special summer Love2shop Promotion is encouraging more flooring companies to recycle their waste vinyl flooring - and be in with a chance to win a fantastic shopping prize. Founded by leading flooring manufacturers Polyflor and Altro to divert waste vinyl flooring from landfill, the UK’s national vinyl flooring scheme collects smooth and safety off-cuts ...

  • Recofloor to honour its flooring recycling champions in March

    Recofloor will be honouring its vinyl flooring recycling champions at its 2014 annual awards event at Aston Villa Football Club in Birmingham on March 12th. This third event, highly valued by the flooring supply chain, will be hosted by BBC Sport’s football pundit Mark Lawrenson, a defender in the Liverpool and Ireland football teams of the 1980s. Founded in 2009 by leading ...

  • The Healthy Facilities Institute (HFI) Forms Educational Partnership with the National Floor Safety Institute (NFSI)

    The Healthy Facilities Institute (HFI) has formed an educational partnership with the National Floor Safety Institute (NFSI). As part of the partnership, HFI will publish information to help NFSI fulfill its mission to “raise floor care to floor safety” and HFI’s mission to make ...


    By PRWeb

  • Formaldehyde Emissions from Laminate Flooring in Homes

    Recently, our office received numerous calls in response to a 60 Minutes expose on Lumber Liquidator’s importing of noncompliant materials from China into California. ...

  • Vinyl flooring take-back scheme to launch this month

    Flooring manufacturers Altro and Polyflor are launching the UK’s first vinyl flooring recycling take-back scheme in September. Managed by Axion Consulting, Recofloor will recycle safety flooring offcuts and smooth vinyl offcuts into new ...

  • Recofloor sets new vinyl flooring collection record

    In 2015, Recofloor, founded by leading flooring manufacturers Altro and Polyflor to divert vinyl flooring from landfill, collected 508 tonnes of material for recycling into flooring or other products. It’s a new annual collection record for the national vinyl flooring recycling scheme, which has 650-plus members throughout the UK and Ireland. Recycling, versus landfilling, waste vinyl ...

  • Recofloor, the UK's vinyl flooring recycling scheme, heads for record-breaking year

    Due to the overwhelming success of the UK’s award-winning vinyl flooring recycling scheme, Recofloor Limited has been created to demonstrate commitment to sustainability within the flooring sector by the scheme’s founders Altro and Polyflor. The change of status to a limited company coincides with Recofloor heading for a record-breaking year having ...

  • Recofloor reveals new record for vinyl flooring recycling in the UK

    Recofloor continues to break waste vinyl flooring recycling records  with 447 tonnes collected in 2011. This figure is evenly split between smooth offcuts (34%), safety offcuts (33%) and smooth uplifted vinyl (33%) and is well over double the 189 tonnes recovered in 2010.   Founded by leading flooring manufacturers Altro and ...

  • Recofloor vinyl flooring recycling scheme wins international Gold Award

    Recofloor, the UK’s national vinyl flooring recycling scheme, has won a Gold Award in the international Green Apple Environment Awards. The annual awards, organised by The Green Organisation, celebrate Britain’s greenest companies, councils and communities. Founded in 2009 by UK flooring manufacturers Altro and Polyflor, the scheme ...

  • Fasha (Farshad) Mahjoor, Phenomenex CEO, to Jump off 87th Floor of Skyscraper

    Fasha Mahjoor, founder and CEO of Phenomenex, a separation sciences company, will leap off the 87th floor of The Shard in London, Europe’s tallest building, on the 3rd of September to raise funds for The Outward Bound Trust. Alongside a handful of other adventurous philanthropists and led by the Chairman of The Outward Bound Trust, His Royal Highness The Duke of York, Prince Andrew, the ...


    By Phenomenex, Inc.

  • Recofloor awards its UK vinyl flooring recycling champions

    Three flooring companies have received Gold Certificates in the first-ever Recofloor Awards for recycling the most waste vinyl flooring in 2010. Members of the UK’s first vinyl flooring recycling scheme, managed by Axion Consulting, collected more than 200 tonnes of material last year – easily surpassing the 175 tonnes target. The 2010 total also represents a 33% increase on the 150 ...

  • Recofloor names 2016 vinyl flooring recycling award winners

    Recofloor members celebrated their record-breaking vinyl recycling achievements at the scheme’s fifth annual awards event at Old Trafford, the Home of Manchester United, in March. Flooring companies, contractors and distributors have collected more than 2,700 tonnes of vinyl flooring – including 508 tonnes in 2015 alone - since the UK take-back scheme was ...

  • Recofloor’s 2013 Awards Event celebrates its flooring recycling champions

    Recofloor, the UK’s vinyl flooring take-back scheme, celebrated the environmental commitment of its recycling champions at its annual Awards Event at Edgbaston Cricket Ground in March. Flooring companies, contractors and distributors, who recycled 450 tonnes through the scheme in 2012, collected trophies and certificates in nine major award categories plus Gold and Silver groupings from ...

  • Recofloor, UK's vinyl flooring recycling scheme marks first anniversary

    September 2010 marks the first anniversary of the nationwide launch of Recofloor - the UK’s first vinyl flooring recycling scheme. It was founded by leading flooring manufacturers Altro and Polyflor to tackle growing volumes of waste sent to landfill. Recofloor is a unique example of two major competitors working collaboratively to promote the sustainability ...

  • Dangerous Chemicals from Vinyl Flooring & Wallpaper Raise Concerns

    EMSL Analytical provides phthalates and formaldehyde testing services to determine if the chemical is present in products and indoor environments to protect the public from exposure and health risks. Cinnaminson, NJ, October 20th, 2010 This week MSNBC reported the results of an environmental group’s testing of more than 2,000 wallpapers and floor coverings for toxic ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Ocean floor to be cleaned as part of Tasman Bay biosecurity operation

    MAF Biosecurity New Zealand (MAFBNZ) is arranging to dredge an area of seabed in Tasman Bay early next week to reduce the risk posed by marine organisms that fell on the ocean floor during the cleaning of an oil rig there late last year. The rig, the Ocean Patriot, had been directed to remove biofouling species that had been listed as potential pests (including New Zealand's green shell mussel) ...


    By New Zealand Government

  • Are you in charge of employee safety?

    At ANTI-SLIP ANYWHERE, we have taken floor Safety to the next level, not only do we make your walking surfaces safe, we can do this task unlike most other single and even dual product companies around the world. We supply and install a variety of industry unique anti slip coatings and related products for a wide variety of virtually all common walking surfaces such as Wood, Metal, Ceramic, ...


    By Anti-Slip Anywhere

  • Top safety stories of 2010

    This was a big year for safety in the news. Between mine disasters, new food safety rules, and widespread recalls, there was no shortage of safety-related headlines. Here’s a rundown of the Top 5 Safety Stories of 2010, in no particular order: U.S. Food Safety Modernization As a usually unproductive lame-duck session of U.S. Congress came to a close with an unusually productive string of ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

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