Design partnered with science and corporate responsibility can take today’s waste to create tomorrow’s desired material. PVC-free, Cradle to Cradle Certiﬁed™ EcoWorx® products come with an environmental guarantee for free reclamation and recycling. Used in more than 500,000 projects across 80 countries worldwide, their performance speaks for itself.
Features + Benefits
EcoWorx provides ingredient transparency through Cradle to Cradle Certification™ at the Silver Level.
Uses 40% less energy in production than traditional carpet tile.
Weighs 40% less than traditional carpet tile – creating carbon reductions in transport and increasing efficiency in installation.
Low VOCs – meeting the requirements for Green Label Plus certiﬁcation. Contributes to LEED 2009 and v4.
Shaw Contract has invested in material health with EcoWorx® Tile our premium PVC-free carpet tile backing, the first flooring product to be Cradle to Cradle Certified®. EcoWorx® weighs 25% less and has superior tensile strength when compared to traditional PVC backing, resulting in significant carbon reductions during transport and ensures industry leading durability. EcoWorx® tile has a lifetime warranty. At the end of its useful life, we’ll reclaim and recycle EcoWorx® backed carpet to make more EcoWorx® carpet products at no cost to you through our re[TURN] Environmental Guarantee.
Face Yarn - Eco Solution Q® fiber provides long lasting durability and stain resistance.
Primary Backing - High-strength primary backing adds dimensional stability to the product.
High Performance Precoat - High-performance precoat provides maximum tuft bind, ensuring all tufts stay in place.
Thermoplastic Compound - Thermoplastic Compound laminate bonds the carpet face with the backing for superior strength against delamination.
Thermoplastic Compound - Thermoplastic Compound encapsulates the reinforcement layer.
Reclamation + Recycling
EcoWorx backed products come with an environmental guarantee for free reclamation and recycling. Every EcoWorx tile or broadloom product is printed with a 1-800 number on the back to facilitate the return of the product at the end of its useful life at no cost to the customer.