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UK’s big stride towards landfill diversion target for carpet waste

United Kingdom – Approaching 170 000 tonnes of the UK’s carpet waste was reused, recycled or recovered for energy last…

Recycling finale for film stars’ red carpet

France – French recycling major Veolia has teamed up with the Palais des Festivals et des Congres, organiser of the…

Green carpet couture a ‘perfect marriage of ethics and aesthetics’

United States – More actresses and models are turning to eco-fashion when attending red carpet events. This week, UK star…

Carpet producer rewarded for recycling achievements

Global – Carpet major Desso has become the first carpet tile manufacturer in the world to receive ‘Cradle to Cradle…

Carpet conference lays down case for design for recycling

United Kingdom – The need to rethink how carpet products are designed to facilitate recycling was a major topic at…

Record-breaking 2013 for UK carpets

United Kingdom – Last year, a total of 107 000 tonnes of old carpet was reused, recycled and recovered in…

Golden recognition for Carpet Recycling UK

United Kingdom – Carpet Recycling UK (CRUK) has won a Gold Zero Waste Award in the partnership category of the…

UK carpet industry in renewed recycling push

United Kingdom – Carpet Recycling UK (CRUK) has expanded its number of member organisations as part of a new push…

Desso ‘C2C’ carpet recycling boost for UAE

United Arab Emirates – European carpet manufacturer Desso has embraced the cradle-to-cradle (C2C) concept and is producing a carpet tile…

Carpet recycling soars 30% in the UK

United Kingdom – More than 85 000 tonnes of carpet was diverted from UK landfills last year for a 30%…

Stars walk ‘green’ carpet at Tokyo film festival

Japan – Japan-based advanced fibres and composites manufacturer Teijin provided last week’€™s Tokyo International Film Festival with an unusual ‘€˜red…