An incredible 6,000 tonnes of waste vinyl flooring has been collected through Recofloor, since the scheme was founded in 2009 by leading flooring manufacturers Polyflor and Altro.
Recofloor’s 2022 rugby-themed awards event – the first in-person occasion for three years – kicks off in April at the renowned Twickenham Stadium.
Recofloor launches a new website offering improved information for both current and prospective scheme members and the wider industry.
Recofloor has beaten this year’s 500 tonnes target more than two months early. By the end of October 2021, the growing scheme had collected 517 tonnes of commercial waste vinyl flooring for recycling.
South Wales-based Commercial Flooring Contractors Ltd won the 2021 Project of the Year award in the annual Recofloor Awards for their dedication to collecting waste vinyl flooring for recycling from temporary NHS Rainbow Hospitals.
Cornwall-based Absolute Flooring SW’s environmental efforts in diverting waste vinyl flooring from landfill has seen the company receive an award from Recofloor.
Recofloor is the collection scheme for waste vinyl flooring that can help construction companies and large contractors showcase their sustainable credentials.
An early adopter of Recofloor, Bramhall Flooring has demonstrated the ease of implementing the UK’s vinyl flooring take back scheme to collect, return and recycle material from STI Poynton, an electronic component manufacturing site in Cheshire.
Collections of waste vinyl flooring through the Recofloor take-back scheme will restart from 3 August, with the full service being temporarily suspended in April due to the COVID-19 lockdown.
Recofloor has collected 5,000 tonnes of waste vinyl flooring since the national award-winning take back scheme was founded by leading flooring manufacturers Polyflor and Altro in 2009.