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Sustainability: Flooring Producers Lay Out Cradle-to-Cradle Approach

1:11 PM MST | March 5, 2012 | —Alex Scott

The manufacture of some carpets is becoming more sustainable with assistance from chemical firms including Dow Chemical and DSM. Leading carpet producers around the world are adopting manufacturing systems which have, so far, involved the recovery and reuse of more than 100,000 m.t./year of post-consumer carpets in the U.S., equivalent to 4.5% annual U.S. carpet production. Kranendijk: Cradle-to-cradle systems involve much more than just recycling. Some carpet companies are going beyond recycling by adopting cradle-to-cradle manufacturing, a system conceived 20...

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