Given the existence of collection schemes and recycling infrastructure for PVC, Recofloor Scheme Manager, Carla Eslava, argues there is no excuse for it to go to landfill.
Flooring companies participating in the Recofloor commercial waste vinyl flooring take back scheme are contributing to a greener outlook for the sector by reducing the carbon footprint of their activities. Carla Eslava, Recofloor Scheme Manager, explains how it works.
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Carla Eslava, Manager of the Recofloor commercial waste vinyl flooring collection scheme, talks about how we can move towards a circular economy in the construction sector.
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 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.
Named 2021 Brand Ambassador in the annual Recofloor Awards, Fantasy Flooring Ltd says the Recofloor brand and recycling waste vinyl flooring is a ‘huge part’ of their business that carries a lot of weight with larger building companies.
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.
Leicester-based Kilworth Flooring & Furnishing Company Ltd says it is ‘flying the flag’ for waste recycling, after winning a Recofloor award.
Cornwall-based Absolute Flooring SW’s environmental efforts in diverting waste vinyl flooring from landfill has seen the company receive an award from Recofloor.