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Milliken introduces Carpet Landfill Diversion Program

Spartanburg, S.C.— Continuing its century-long heritage of environmental stewardship, Milliken has introduced a new sustainability driver for its customers: Milliken’s Carpet Landfill Diversion Program.  The program provides simple means for customers to divert old carpet from landfills. Continue reading Milliken introduces Carpet Landfill Diversion Program

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Fuse Alliance helping to keep carpet from landfills

Members diverted 8 million pounds last year

by Matthew Spieler

Aurora, Colo.—Ever since the Fuse Allinace introduced its Ecollect initiative to help divert post-consumer carpet from landfills in 2008 its members have been increasingly doing their part. Last year, alone, members of the commercial contractor buying group diverted 8 million pounds of carpet waste from landfills bringing the group’s total to nearly 24 million pounds. Continue reading Fuse Alliance helping to keep carpet from landfills

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Recycling effort exceeds expectations at Surfaces 2012

Dallas — Being green is no longer a trend or fad – it’s a way of life. This was dramatically demonstrated last week at the recently completed SURFACES | StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas (S2). For the first time, S2 partnered with Mountain Re-Source Center and Tile Partners for Humanity on a recycling initiative focused on post-show product donations at the close of the three-day event, held January 24-26 in Las Vegas, Nevada at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. The outstanding results of this inaugural program speak for themselves and exceeded all expectations. Continue reading Recycling effort exceeds expectations at Surfaces 2012

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Ecore celebrates the opening of York campus

Lancaster, Pa. – Ecore International, a leading innovator in recycled products technology, recently announced the opening of its York, Pennsylvania campus. The 500,000 square foot facility is now home to the largest, most advanced recycled rubber manufacturing operation, with the capacity to process and refine over 100 million pounds of scrap tire rubber annually, into the greenest most sustainable floor coverings currently available. In addition, this facility will house the company’s itstru technology, a patent-pending process that enables Ecore to produce the highest recycled-content flooring, as well as to research unlimited generations of new products. Ecore’s York Campus, which represents a $20 million investment, currently employs 35 skilled staff, from engineers to facility technicians. Continue reading Ecore celebrates the opening of York campus