Developed in conjunction with Axion Consulting, Forbo’s Back to the Floor flooring recycling initiative has become the first scheme in the UK to take back cushioned vinyl flooring installation off-cuts. The scheme now accepts Novilux and Novilon alongside Marmoleum, Flotex and smooth vinyl for recycling back into new Forbo products. With landfill charges escalating, the Back to the Floor scheme offers flooring contractors, installers and distributors potential cost savings and the peace ...
REHAU joined with BRE and Solar Windows to provide an insight into the requirements of Passivhaus principles and the potential benefits in terms of lower energy costs. The successful seminar was attended by representatives from local architects, surveyors, councils and health authorities from across North Wales.
Taking place on 19 June 2013 in Birmingham, the fifth Carpet Recycling UK (CRUK) Annual Conference will be focusing on carpet waste as a resource. Two new Q&A sessions have been added to this year’s Conference programme which aim to gather evidence on landfill banning of textiles. The sessions will be hosted by DEFRA and will provide the carpet sector with a direct opportunity to discuss the topic with Government representatives. The Conference will also cover the John Lewis Partnership ...
Axion Polymers is forecasting a return to UK plastic product manufacturing in the wake of rising Far Eastern costs. Increased understanding of, and changing attitudes to, sustainability issues have also been sighted as reasons for the production of plastic products returning to the UK. Recycled polymers – Axpoly PS01 and PP51 – from Axion Polymers are 100% recycled and sourced in the UK.
Space Air comments on Department of Energy and Climate Change decision to delay launch of the domestic RHI scheme until Spring 2014.