Recofloor announces carbon savings by recycling vinyl flooring

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Published by Kathy Wilkinson for Recofloor in Housing and also in Central Government, Communities, Education, Environment, Health, Local Government

Recycling waste vinyl flooring through the Recofloor scheme has produced well over one million kilogrammes of carbon savings – equivalent to driving 120 times around the equator or taking 248 cars off the road for a year. Since its 2009 inception, the UK’s national vinyl flooring recycling scheme has collected 1,259 tonnes of smooth offcuts, smooth uplifted vinyl and safety offcuts for recycling back into products, such as new flooring - an equivalent saving of 1,007,200 kg – or...

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