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Ambition 1. Material Health

Material Health is the framework and process to ensure that a product is made from ingredients that are “safe and healthy to humans and the environment.”

For more than 20 years we have invested in material health with our EcoWorx® PVC-free carpet tile backing, the first flooring product to be Cradle to Cradle Certified®.

And it is Shaw’s goal to have 100% of products Cradle to Cradle Certified  by 2030.

Pounds of materials assessed for Material Health in 2020.

Awarded to EcoWorx® by the EPA.

All of our resilient LVT products are 100% phthalate-free and Floor Score certified. We continue to invest in PVC-free resilient and hybrid flooring products and innovate new materials including bio-based and other PVCfree materials.

Sound Advisor  is a patented tool developed by Shaw Industries to analyze and select the best product for clients’ environments based on acoustics. Good sound levels are essential for the health and wellness of people in the space.

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Material Health

All raw materials in EcoWorx® carpet tile are screened and assessed according to the Cradle to Cradle. 

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