Carpet Recycling UK celebrates 10 years of carpet recovery

  • 20 Apr 2018

Carpet Recycling UK is celebrating 10 years of resource recovery at this year’s annual conference and awards event.

The one-day conference and awards ceremony is set to take place at Edgbaston Cricket Ground, Birmingham on Thursday July 5th, and will mark a decade for achievements and significant contributions by members who have all helped to achieve greater sustainability in the flooring sector.

The awards ceremony is open for entries now and will reward members’ environmental sustainability, innovation and success, in the categories Recycler of the Year; Reuse Member of the Year; Take Back Partner of the Year and Recycling Champion.

Speakers at the event include Bob Peoples, Executive Director of the US-based Carpet America Recovery Effort, who will highlight the company’s latest developments in solutions for the recycling and reuse of carpet waste. Dr Edmund Vankann of ECRA GUT will also be speaking at the conference, discussing the EU carpet industry’s environmental programme which will outline the development of a new Circular Carpet Platform in Europe to promote recycling and recover resources from carpet waste.

“Thanks to strong support and commitment from our Core Funders, members and the entire supply chain, landfill diversion of waste carpet over the past decade has risen from 2% to 42%,” comments CRUK Director Laurance Bird. “In celebrating this fantastic achievement, we hope we can inspire others to join us as we make great progress towards our goal of 60% landfill diversion by 2020.”

Leave a Reply

Latest news

Geberit

Geberit Pro app provides support at touch of button

Geberit Pro, the smartphone app for android and iOS, offers busy installers time-saving functionality and support at the touch of a button. 

Posted in Articles, Bathrooms, Bedrooms & Washrooms, Building Industry News, Information Technology, Innovations & New Products, Interiors, Pipes & Fittings, Plumbing

GGF

New GGF consumer campaign - 'Stay Safe With MyGlazing'

The GGF has launched a new campaign focusing on raising consumer confidence in the home improvement sector, due to the impact of COVID-19.

Posted in Articles, Building Associations & Institutes, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Glass, Glazing, Health & Safety, Innovations & New Products, news, Research & Materials Testing, Windows

Imperial Bricks

Imperial handmade linear bricks complete cutting-edge Hallé Orchestra extension

33 different types of specially-shaped, Imperial linear handmade bricks were used to complete a three-storey extension to the renowned Hallé St Peter’s building in the Ancoats area of central Manchester.

Posted in Articles, Bricks & Blocks, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Case Studies, Facades, Posts, Restoration & Refurbishment, Retrofit & Renovation, Walls

Freefoam

Freefoam: Roofing and roofline, the winning formula

Freefoam Building Products have launched a new video, made with award-winning roofing company J R Roofing that highlights the benefits of fitting Freefoam roofline products alongside roof systems.

Posted in Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Drainage, Guttering, Soffits & Fascias, Fascias, Posts, Restoration & Refurbishment, Retrofit & Renovation, Roofs, Video of the Week, Walls