Foamex is a leading producer of flexible polyurethane foam for the bedding, furniture, carpet cushion and automotive markets as well as technical foams for diverse applications in industrial,...
Article - 22 Oct 2008
Most plastics can be sucessfully recycled. Plastic recycling is made easier by special codes put into the plastic item at the point of manufacture. The recycling codes are explained in this article.
News - 7 Nov 2007
Don't call it ‘green' carpet, call it sustainable carpet. A new standard for assessing the environmental-friendliness of carpet was announced at the 2007 Greenbuild International Conference in...
News - 11 Feb 2010
Ground-breaking trials by Axion Consulting have shown waste polypropylene carpets can be recycled into good quality polymer pellet for re-use in new applications, such as injection-moulded products....
News - 23 Nov 2019
Eastman has reached an agreement to give new life to one of the most problematic waste materials in U.S. landfills. Post-consumer carpet will now be recycled through Eastman’s carbon renewal...
News - 15 Sep 2009
The grudge match is over and the winner has been crowned in the battle between Mohawk® SmartStrand® carpet made with DuPont™ Sorona® renewably sourced polymer, and Ricko The Rhino....
News - 15 Jul 2011
A new enzyme-based biological expertise known as ‘cradle-to-cradle’ has been developed by a team of researchers guided by Tzanko Tzanov, a scientist with the Molecular and Industrial...
News - 16 Jul 2009
At SABIC Innovative Plastics, customer focus, collaboration and application co-development are an integral part of the company’s business strategy. So when Interface Americas, Inc., the...
Article - 12 Dec 2013
Following the innovative addition of LEDs to ceilings and walls, Philips together with the carpet-manufacturer Desso have created the world’s first LED-lit luminous carpets.
News - 17 Jun 2020
Transitional waters, those situated between land and the sea, such as lagoons and estuaries, are more exposed to human activity and these waters are slowly refreshed, meaning that their ecosystems are...