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FTC issues revised Green Guides

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued revised Green Guides this month to help manufacturers ensure that the claims they make about the environmental attributes of their products are truthful and not deceptive. The changes include new sections on the use of carbon offsets, green certifications and seals, and renewable energy and renewable materials claims. Continue reading FTC issues revised Green Guides

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VersaWalk: MP Global's new versatile, eco-friendly underlayment

Norfolk, Neb. — MP Global Products, the manufacturer of QuietWalk underlayment for floating wood and laminate floors and other eco-friendly fiber underlayments, recently introduced VersaWalk, a multi-use sound reduction impact isolation and insulation system designed specifically for nail-down or glue-down wood flooring, luxury vinyl tile, floating engineered wood, and laminate flooring. It’s green, high performing, and versatile – float it, nail it, or glue it. Continue reading VersaWalk: MP Global's new versatile, eco-friendly underlayment

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Dasso: building a brand

by Emily J. Cappiello

Dasso is on a mission: To build its brand recognition among consumers.

“When people think bamboo and green flooring, we want them to think Dasso,” said Avery Chua, CEO. “We want Dasso to be in the consumer’s mind, not just known within the industry.” Continue reading Dasso: building a brand

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Tile: Ceramic companies leaving big impression with small carbon footprint

Ceramic tile has long been known as one of the most hygienically clean and environmentally friendly products the flooring industry has to offer. The segment is full of companies that take the matter of making a small carbon footprint to heart, and in practice, in a very big way. The following is an environmental update of what some companies are currently doing in the way of environmental friendliness. Continue reading Tile: Ceramic companies leaving big impression with small carbon footprint

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Regupol becomes Pa.’s first certified recycler

LEBANON, PA.—The Pennsylvania Recycling Markets Center (RMC) has announced the launch of an exclusive partnership with GreenCircle Certified, a company that has developed a system to certify products with recycled content. The announcement was made at the Lebanon headquarters of Regupol America, the first manufacturing company in the state to earn the GreenCircle Certified mark. Regupol is one of the largest manufacturers of sports and fitness flooring, tracks and turf underlayment using post-consumer recycled tire rubber. Continue reading Regupol becomes Pa.’s first certified recycler