29 Oct '13, 2pm

Sustainability Journey of the month: Forbo Flooring @forboflooring

Sustainability Journey of the month: Forbo Flooring @forboflooring

“Sustainability is about the things you can’t see ” and Forbo’s newly launched Creating Better Environments brochure aims to communicate Forbo’s sustainability policy which runs across their entire product portfolio in a clear, factual and readable format. UK-GBC comments Anna Surgenor, UK-GBC Senior Technical Advisor, shares her top picks and the key areas for consideration for the future. Top highlights: Forbo is reducing waste to landfill through its innovative installation waste scheme, “Back To The Floor”, through which it collects installation waste and recycles it in its UK factories They are addressing closed loop solutions in their carpet tile production Products such as Marmoleum include natural, biodegradable materials with low TVOCs (toxic volatile organic compounds) Vinyl is moving towards using organic based bio-plasticisers rather than chemicals Areas for co...

Full article: http://www.ukgbc.org/news/sustainability-journey-forbo-fl...

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