The Environmentally Friendly Resin Flooring Company
At Flowcrete Americas we strongly believe that businesses have the power to do good, that's why we have embraced our corporate responsibility toward our people, our local communities and our environment…
We are not only committed to providing innovative and sustainable flooring solutions, but also to using our planet's resources responsibly throughout the manufacturing process to off-set our carbon footprint.
Recycled Materials -
Flowcrete Americas has reintroduced a number of recycled products from heavy industry waste streams into its manufacturing processes including pulverized fuel ash (PFA) and ground granulated blast furnace slag (ggbs). Products in our seamless terrazzo range even contain recycled glass and mirror glass aggregates.
Product Development -
Our floors can remain in place where other shorter life-cycle floors need to be replaced due to wear and tear.
In this way, our floors avoid the removal and disposal of the worn out floor finish as well as the manufacturing process involved with producing replacement flooring or the need for a repeat installation.
End-of-life Flowcrete products can be removed as non-hazardous waste or floored over.
Waste Reduction -
We monitor all of our waste streams to ease the ever increasing burden on landfill as well as to ensure the most cost-effective and environmentally friendly route to disposal is met.
This means that wherever possible we look to eliminate waste at source.
Where possible, Flowcrete supplies materials in bulk using reusable UN Certified Intermediate Bulk Containers (IBC's) or recyclable drum containers in preference to small packed systems.
We have managed to reduce our fuel consumption for every gallon of material sold as well as lessen the quantity of packaging waste and non-reusable metal containers being sent to landfill following delivery of our products to site.
Solvent Use -
For over a decade, our flooring technologies have been predominantly water-based and solvent-free, significantly reducing the emission of any harmful volatile organic compounds (VOCs) to atmosphere during installation.
Raw Materials -
We use raw materials from local markets or warehousing and manufacturing units within a 500 mile radius of our production sites.
A number of the components we use in our flooring materials are recycled or reclaimed so as to meet high environmental standards.
Land Use -
In compliance with local environmental authorities, we undertake regular assessments of our sites to monitor the use of the surrounding land, water and atmosphere. These audits assess hazardous chemical substances, ventilation, environmental noise, waste management, water and sanitation.
Flowcrete materials can be used by specification professionals and architects to qualify for LEED® credits.