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CARE diverted more than 488 million pounds of carpet from U.S. landfills in 2016, down nearly 6% from 2015


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CARE diverted more than 488 million pounds of carpet from U.S. landfills in 2016, down nearly 6% from 2015

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Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Carpet articles below.


Carpet Recycling Took A Hit in 2016

CARE diverted more than 488 million pounds of carpet from U.S. landfills in 2016, down nearly 6% from 2015

EPA Adds Green Label Plus Program To Buying Guidelines

The EPA’s recommendations, which guide U.S. government procurement practices, now include The Carpet and Rug Institute’s GLP certification program.

Federal Facilities Embrace Several NSF Sustainability Standards

EPA Recommendations of Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabels for Federal Purchasing include NSF standards in several facility interiors product categories.

Fluorine-free DuraTech Soil Resistance Formula By Antron

The new, advanced DuraTech® is made with a fluorine-free topical soil resistance formula that meets the Antron® brand’s certification testing process.

SIF Partners With Tuntex Carpet

Summit International Flooring will bring Tuntex Carpet’s dedication to sustainability and green products, along with a plethora of designs, to the U.S. market.

Carpet Recycling Recognized By CARE

Since 2002, CARE and its members have diverted more than four billion pounds of carpet from landfills in the United States.

Choosing Carpet And Flooring That Meets Demand

Procurement standards help to maximize effective product selection and installation.

Facility Executive | March / April 2016 Issue

This issue looks at smart lighting trends, how to choose carpet and flooring, physical security planning, and energy efficiency for data centers. Plus, wellness and water conservation.

Services & Maintenance: Carpet Care Procedures

ANSI/IICRC S100, a standard for cleaning textile floor coverings, has been recently revised.

FRIDAY FUNNY: Getting Directions From The Floor

LED light transmissive carpets to provide information, direction, inspiration, and safety in offices, hotels, and public buildings.

Tricks Of The Trade: Sub-Carpet Discoveries

Getting a concrete subfloor cleaned up enough for reuse requires the advice of Tricks Columnist Kevin Folsom. From the August 2013 issue.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Compact Air Movers from Sanitaire

Featuring compact, lightweight design, three new models from Sanitaire expedite the drying of carpet and floors.

Services & Maintenance: Extending Carpet Life

Honing in on specifics, including materials and traffic patterns, maximizes maintenance impact. From the June 2013 issue.

Special Feature: Zeftron Nylon Business Leader Timothy Blount

This special feature salutes the 20 year relationship between Zeftron®, fms, and TFM.

Made In The USA Awards

On this 4th of July, read about a group of companies recognized for their products made in the United States.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Sentir Odor Blocker from J+J/Invision

This is an odor blocking technology applied to broadloom and modular commercial carpet.

New Service Spotlight: Antron® Brand Life Cycle Impact Calculator From INVISTA

An online resource provides real world examples of how facility managers can make a difference on energy and greenhouse gas emissions.

CA Carpet Law Intended To Boost Recycling

Beginning July 1, a $.05 per square yard stewardship assessment is being added to the sale of all carpet sold or shipped into California.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Surface Reaction From Patcraft

This carpet collection is Cradle to Cradle certified and can help to earn LEED points.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Tile And Carpet Cleaning By Cintas

Launched in 44 major markets across North America, the service uses a patent pending, high pressure steam system.

Carpet Innovators Partner To Create Filler From Waste

The partnership between Mohawk Industries and Polar Materials, Inc. will result in a carpet backing filler created from recycled carpet waste—advancing post-consumer recycling efforts and reducing the amount of carpet waste sent to the landfill every year.

InterfaceFLOR Earns NSF/ANSI Certification

NSF International has announced that InterfaceFLOR has received certification to NSF/ANSI 140: Sustainable Carpet for both its GlasBac and GlasBac RE products.

Green Power Purchase Recognition

Carpet manufacturer Beaulieu Commercial was recently honored with a 2009 Green Power Leadership Award by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

NSF 140 Guidance Manual Published

The guidebook is designed to make it easier to use NSF 140 and to establish consistency in the data collection and documentation required for certification.

Services & Maintenance: Carpet 101

New approaches clear the air for procurement, maintenance, and disposal.

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