Around 70m² of Forbo flooring off-cuts is enough to fill each bag, the equivalent to the fitting waste from a 700m² installation project.
ESE containers are manufactured to European standards such as EN840 and RAL-GZ 951/1 and are available alongside spare parts and refurbishment.
Similar schemes involving stand alone semi underground collection points are proving successful across European countries such as the Netherlands and Finland, providing a way to move waste without stretching manufacturing resources.
New CRUK member, The John Lewis Partnership’s Group Manager for Waste and Water Resource, Mike Walters, gave an update on the national roll-out of the department store’s carpet off cuts recycling scheme with Anglo Recycling. Tony Winder of Winder Carpets Ltd collected the award for ‘Recycling Champion’ from Executive Director of the US-based Carpet America[…]
As new zero waste’ legislations get underway in Scotland, banning materials such as metal, plastic, glass, paper, card and food from going to landfill, Dave predicts that similar initiatives are expected to come into force across the UK and advises companies to pay more attention to how bins are produced.
Manufacturing and transportation of the materials is carried out with as little CO2 waste as possible, with bins collected and processed in the UK ready to be shipped on to ESE plants across Europe to be made into containers.
Recofloor was founded by Altro and Polyflor and has more than 525 registered collectors and 68 drop-off sites across the UK.
The event was held at Aston Villa Football Club, with trophies and certificates bring presented by BBC Sport’s Mark Lawrenson.
The ceremony will be hosted by BBC Sports Mark Lawrenson, a defender in the Liverpool and Ireland football teams of the 1980s, with a range of Gold, Silver and Bronze awards being presented over a range of categories, including Construction Project of the Year, Distributor of the Year, as well as the Oustanding Achievement and […]
Recycling and reuse of waste carpet increased by 19% or 7,000 tonnes, with energy recovery rising 31% by 15,000 tonnes in 2013 compared to 2012. Research has found that more than 200 Household Waste Recycling Centre sites are involved in segregating carpets, with 25% of local authorities now separating carpets and avoiding landfill.