ECOWORX

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Environmental Advantages

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.

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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. 

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Backing Layers

  • Face YarnEco Solution Q® fiber provides long lasting durability and stain resistance.
  • Primary BackingHigh-strength primary backing adds dimensional stability to the product.
  • High Performance PrecoatHigh-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.
  • Fiberglass ReinforcementFiberglass Reinforcement createsunmatched stability.
  • Thermoplastic Compound Thermoplastic Compound encapsulates the reinforcement layer. 
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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.

Our Guarantees

Shaw will take back 500 yards of EcoWorx or more at no cost to you.

Shaw will take back 5,000 yards of EcoWorx or more at no cost to you.

Shaw will take back 5,000 yards of EcoWorx or more from any international port at no cost to you.

Download Our Recycling Guidelines

Free Reclamation

Recycle your EcoWorx product through our re[TURN] program

EcoWorx Spec
Installation Guide
Lifetime Commercial Limited Warranty
Stain and Color Warranty

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