The Environmentally Friendly Resin Flooring Company
At Flowcrete North America 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
Recycled Materials -
Flowcrete North America 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
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
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
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
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
A number of the components we use in our flooring materials are
recycled or reclaimed so as to meet high environmental
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.